Jewish and Islamic Legal Systems: Comparisons and Relationships

  • September 17, 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Newkirk Alumni Center at UC Irvine

Jewish and Islamic Legal Systems: Comparisons and Relationships

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Newkirk Alumni Center at UC Irvine

This exclusive workshop will bring together scholars and practitioners to share meaningful ways of teaching law students Jewish and Islamic legal studies. 

Panel topics include:

- Jewish and Islamic Legal Scholarship for Law School Audiences

- Teaching Jewish and Islamic Law to Law Students

- Comparing Jewish and Islamic Legal Relationships in Historical Context

Speakers and Moderators

• Joseph F. C. DiMento, UC Irvine School of Law
• Mohammad Fadel, Toronto University, Faculty of Law
• Talya Fishman, University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Religious Studies
• David Flatto, Penn State Law
• Justice Richard Fybel, California Court of Appeal, 4th District
• Bryant Garth, UC Irvine School of Law
• Michael Helfand, Pepperdine School of Law
• Samuel Levine, Touro Law
• Clark Lombardi, University of Washington School of Law
• Jack Miles, UC Irvine, English & Religious Studies
• Bill Maurer, UC Irvine School of Social Sciences
• David Stephan Powers, Cornell University, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies
• Sadiq Reza, New York Law School
• Chaim Saiman, Villanova School of Law
• Abraham Udovitch, Princeton University Dept. of Near Eastern Studies