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The Impact of Shariah on Modern Criminal Law in Arab Countries: Legislation and Judicial Practice

Student: Nailia Safiullina

Supervisor: Leonid Syukiyaynen

Faculty: Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs

Educational Programme: Asian Studies (Bachelor)

Year of Graduation: 2017

The research provides an overview of the application of Islamic criminal law principles in modern criminal legislation of Arab states and their further implementation in judicial proceedings. The relevance of this study can be explained by two factors. Firstly, Islamic law is considered to be a specific system of norms that is greatly influenced by the religion, which gives it a special status among the existing legal systems. Secondly, the examination of Islamic criminal law allows to explore the concepts of permissible and forbidden actions as well as to understand the causes underlying modern conflicts between representatives of Islamic and European cultures who have different systems of values. The roots of such conflicts can be often found in the area of legal regulation. The research is focused on the forms of Islamic legal concepts influence on modern criminal legislation of Arab states and its practical application. The aim of the study is to identify the particularities of criminal regulations enforcement based on the provisions of Islamic traditional legal doctrine. For this purpose, such instruments as historical method, formal method and comparative analysis.

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