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Levers Of Law Reform: Public Goods And Russian Banking Dec 1996

Levers Of Law Reform: Public Goods And Russian Banking

Patricia A. McCoy

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Implementation Of The United Nations Convention On Contracts For The International Sale Of Goods (Cisg) Under Shari’A (Islamic Law): Will Article 78 Of The Cisg Be Enforced When The Forum Is An Islamic State?, Ty Twibell Dec 1996

Implementation Of The United Nations Convention On Contracts For The International Sale Of Goods (Cisg) Under Shari’A (Islamic Law): Will Article 78 Of The Cisg Be Enforced When The Forum Is An Islamic State?, Ty Twibell

Ty Twibell

This article addresses the potential implications of CISG implementation in Islamic forums. Article 78 provides the focal point for this analysis because it awards parties interest in damages whereas Islamic law, or al Shari'a, explicitly forbids interest. Although this article discusses Shari'a on a micro-level as it analyzes the particular issue of interest, Article 78, and the immediate reality of western lawyers more frequently coming into contact with Islamic forums, it also brings to the surface the macro-concern of alleviating misunderstandings between the Western and the Arab Worlds in the process. The study of Shari'a's impact ...