Posted by: becketfund | July 17, 2009

Further Reading: Guardian oped on Sharia courts in the UK

The Becket Fund’s Luke Goodrich published an oped in the Guardian title ‘Sharia Across the Pond,’ which addresses fears in the UK over growing interest in the use of Sharia among Muslims.  The oped offers tangible examples of how incorporating Sharia principles into the US judicial system via private arbitration, with protections for due process and fundamental human rights baselines that all religious groups and other private entities such as corporations already have to abide, has in fact worked to bolster civil and religious liberties as opposed to stifling them.

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