Date of Submission
Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
Middle East Studies
Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE)
© 2015 Christian C. Neumeister
The United Arab Emirates' legal system has developed though the continued negotiation between the Shari’a and the Civil Courts over the spheres of criminal law and commercial law. The framework that has emerged, as a result of regime politics and Supreme Court rulings, provides the regime the flexibility to continue their commercial development and integration into the modern global economy, while retaining the domestic authority structures that legitimate their power.
Neumeister, Christian C., "The Emiratization of Shari'a: Islam, Modernization and the Legal System of the United Arab Emirates" (2015). CMC Senior Theses. 1142.
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