Criminal Justice in Islam

( ولكم في القصاص حياة ٌ يا أولي الألباب لعلكم تتقون ( البقرة 179

“O men of understanding, there is security of life for you in the law of retaliation, so you may obtain God consciousness”.

This seminar is a consideration for:

  • Muslims who want to learn the Islamic Penal Law
  • Professors and students of Law
  • Activists in Interfaith and comparative Religion dialogues
  • People of different Faiths who have misconceptions regarding the Islamic Penal Law

The important teachings in this seminar:

  • Definition of “ The Islamic Penal Law ”
  • The Divine nature of this law
  • Responsibilities of the Muslim State
  • Punishable Crimes in Islam: Murder, Bodily Injury, Adultery, Slander, Homosexuality, Theft, Robbery, Drinking Intoxicants, Apostasy, and Rebellion
  • Protected aspects in Islam: Religion, Life, Honor, Mind, Property, and Offspring
  • Misconceptions pertaining to Criminal Justice and how to clear them
  • Statistics regarding violent crimes in the U.S.
  • Law of evidence in Islam

Seminar Materials:

In this seminar you will receive a handout summary of the lessons.

Time Frame:

This lecture will last up to 4 hours:

  • 3 sessions; each of them lasts for 1 hour
  • 20 minute break after each session