Islamic Sharia: Threat to Democracy?

Speaker: Professor Abdulwahid Qalinle, University of Minnesota Law School


Tuesday, October 11, 2011
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM


OEC auditorium


Professor Qalinle spoke on the nature of Sharia law in Islam, and how it relates to American democracy. 

Abdulwahid Qalinle has served as an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota Law School since 2004. He is an expert in the areas of comparative constitutional law, Islamic law, International law and the rule of law. 

Qalinle received advanced degrees in law from the International Islamic University in Islamabad, Pakistan and from the University of Minnesota Law School. Most recently he was appointed director of the Islamic Law and Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the Law School, which opened on February 4, 2011.

Sponsored by the Muslim-Christian Dialogue Center

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Professor Abdulwahid Qalinle