Current Plaudits

L. Ali Khan

Professor, School of Law

Books

  •   Contemporary Ijtihad: Limits and Controversies. (University of Edinburgh Press) (forthcoming 2010).

Journal articles

  • "Protection of Languages and Self-Expressions under Islamic Law," 19 Journal of Transnational Law and Policy (forthcoming 2010).
  • "No-Win Situations: U.S. Foreign Policy and Relationship to the Muslim World," 20 Journal of Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems (Symposium: A Critical Juncture: Human Rights and the U.S. Standing in the World under the Obama Administration, Iowa University School of Law) (forthcoming March 2010).
  • "Anti-Islamic Torture," 12 Global Dialogue (Symposium: On Torture, Cyprus) (forthcoming March 2010).
  • "Jurodynamics of Islamic Law," 61 Rutgers Law Review 231 (2009).
  • "Temporality of Law," 40 McGeorge Law Review 55 (2009).
  • "A Theoretical Analysis of Payment Systems," 60 South Carolina Law Review 425 (2008).
  • "The Immutability of Divine Texts," 2008 Brigham Young University Law Review 807 (2008).
  • "Advocacy under Islam and Common Law," 45 San Diego Law Review 547 (2008).

Legal commentaries

  •  "The Sovereignty of Muslim Nations," Middle East Online (Dec. 18, 2009).
  •   "The Sovereignty of Muslim Nations," Middle East Online (Dec. 18, 2009). See also: Counterpunch (Dec. 18, 2009); Daily Star (Dec. 20, 2009); MWC News (Dec. 21, 2009).
  • "Now Pakistan - Sequential Destruction of Muslim Nations ," MWC News (Oct. 19, 2009). See also: Middle East Online (Oct. 19, 2009); Counterpunch (Oct. 21, 2009); Sri Lanka Guardian (Oct. 21, 2009); AlJazeera Magazine (Oct. 21, 2009); Daily Star (Oct. 25, 2009).
  • "A Civil War: Obama's Gift to Pakistan," MWC News (June 16, 2009). See also: Counterpunch (June 16, 2009); Middle East Online June 18, 2009; Daily Star (June 21, 2009); AlJazeera Magazine (June 22, 2009).
  • "Drone Attacks on Pakistan's Indigenous Tribes," Counterpunch (April 21, 2009). See also: Middle East Online (April 21, 2009; AlJazeera Magazine (April 21, 2009); MWC News (April 21, 2009); Daily Star (April 22, 2009); American Muslim (April 23, 2009); Daily Times (April 27, 2009).
  • "Challenges for Chaudhry: The Way Ahead for Pakistan's Reinstated Chief Justice," Jurist: Legal News & Research (March 19, 2009). See also: AlJazeera Magazine (March 25, 2009); Daily Times (March 27, 2009); Nigerian Tribune (March 30, 2009).
  • "Establishing an International Tribunal for the Mumbai Terror Suspects," Jurist: Legal News & Research (Dec.  29, 2008). See also: MWC News (Dec. 30, 2008).
  • "Mumbai and the Kashmir Dispute," Jurist: Legal News & Research (December 4, 2008). See also: Counterpunch (Dec. 5 & 7, 2008); AlJazeera Magazine (Dec. 12, 2008); Daily Times (Dec. 15, 2008).
  • "Obama and the Second American Revolution," Jurist: Legal News & Research (Nov. 5, 2008).
  • "Meltdown in American Markets: An Islamic Perspective," Counterpunch (Sept.  27/28, 2008). See also: Middle East Online (Sept. 27, 2008; AlJazeera Magazine (Sept. 29, 2008); American Muslim (Sept. 28, 2008); Arab News (Saudi Arabia) (Sept. 29, 2008); MWC News (Sept. 27, 2008).
  • "Presidency and the Constitution in Post-Musharraf Pakistan," Jurist: Legal News & Research (Aug. 26, 2008). See also: MWC News (Aug. 26, 2008); Counterpunch (Aug. 27, 2008); American Muslim (Aug. 26, 2008); Middle East Online (Aug. 26, 2008); Daily Star (Aug. 28, 2008).
  • "Pakistan's Proposed Constitutional Amendment: An Exercise in Futility," Jurist: Legal News & Research (May 24, 2008). See also: MWC News (May 22, 2008); Counterpunch (May 23, 2008); American Muslim (May 23, 2008); Middle East Online (May 26, 2008); Daily Star (June 2, 2008).
  • "Pakistan's Constitutional Shenanigans," Jurist: Legal News & Research (May 7, 2008). See also: MWC News (May 7, 2008); Counterpunch (May 8, 2008); American Muslim (May 8, 2008); Daily Star (May 11, 2008).
  • "Democracy Day in Pakistan: No Pardon for Musharraf," Jurist: Legal News & Research (March 16, 2008). See also: Counterpunch (March 17, 2008); MWC News (March 17, 2008); American Muslim (March 18, 2008); Daily Star (March 20, 2008).
  • "Arresting Pakistan's Musharraf," Jurist: Legal News & Research (Feb. 21, 2008). See also: Counterpunch (Feb. 22, 2008).
  • "NATO Genocide in Afghanistan," Jurist: Legal News & Research (Jan. 29, 2008). See also: Middle East Online (Jan. 30, 2008); Counterpunch (Jan. 30, 2008); American Muslim (Jan. 31, 2008); AlJazeera Magazine (online edition) (Feb. 1, 2008); Daily Star (Feb. 6, 2008).