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Lunch Talk :: “Judicial Review in Iran: Whose Guardian: Constitution or Sharia?”

April 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Based on a recently-published work on the Islamic Law Forum, Marzieh Tofighi Darian will discuss the practice of the Guardian Council, the organ of judicial review in Iran. Expanding its constitutional mandate, the Guardian Council has now become the major player in Iran’s constitutional politics. She examines the jurisprudence of the Council with regard to some of the most significant laws adopted in recent years in Iran and look into how the Council evaluates the claims of sharia incompatibility v. constitutional violation.

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Date:
April 16
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Website:
https://ilsp.law.harvard.edu/lunch-talk-judicial-review-in-iran-whose-guardian-constitution-or-sharia-2/
Department:
Research Programs Events

Venue

Austin 102

Organizer

Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School
Email:
pil@law.harvard.edu