The Iraq Federal Supreme Court and "Islamic" Legislation
Just wanted to let everyone know about my latest post on Jurist, which isn't so much about the Iraqi Federal Supreme Court avoiding shari'a, as what it does when it's faced with Islamic legislation, meaning an area of law that is either codification of shari'a or at least draws significant influence from Islamic rules. If you think what they do is actually interpret shari'a, or subject the legislation to review to ensure compliance with shari'a, rest assured they don't. Article 2 of the Iraq constitution remains as ornamental as it has always been. For details, read the article.