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  • Print publication year: 2013
  • Online publication date: August 2013

8 - Muslims in the American Legal System

Further Reading

American Civil Liberties Union, Blocking Faith, Freezing Charity: Chilling Muslim Charitable Giving in the “War on Terrorism Financing.” Retrieved November 15, 2009, from
Amnesty International, Threat and Humiliation: Racial Profiling, Domestic Security, and Human Rights in the United States, U.S. Domestic Rights Program of Amnesty International (New York, 2004). Retrieved August 18, 2011, from
Cole, David, Enemy Aliens: Double Standards and Constitutional Freedoms in the War on Terrorism (New York, 2005).
Constitution Project, Report on Post-9/11 Detention, Georgetown University Public Policy Institute (Washington, D.C., 2004). Retrieved June 4, 2010, from
Fournier, Pascale, Muslim Marriage in Western Courts: Lost in Transplantation (Surrey, 2010).
Freedland, Richard, “The Treatment of Muslims in American Courts,” Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 12:4 (2001): 449–463.
GhaneaBassiri, Kambiz, A History of Islam in America: From the New World to the New World Order (Cambridge, 2010).
Ghori, Safiya, “The Application of Religious Law in North American Courts: A Case Study of Mut’a Marriages,” Journal of Islamic Law and Culture 10:1 (2008): 29–40.
Gualtieri, Sarah M. A., Between Arab and White: Race and Ethnicity in the Early Syrian American Diaspora (Berkeley, 2009).
MacFarlane, Julie, Islamic Divorce in North America: A Shari’ah Path in a Secular Society (New York, 2012).
Moore, Kathleen M., The Unfamiliar Abode: Islamic Law in the United States and Britain (New York, 2010).
Peek, Lori, Behind the Backlash: Muslim Americans after 9/11 (Philadelphia, 2011).
Razack, Sherene, Casting Out: The Eviction of Muslims from Western Law and Politics (Toronto, 2008).