Professor of Law
Editor, Islamic Law and Law of the Muslim World
Research Paper Series (SSRN Journal)
2008 Carnegie Scholar
2009 Chair, Section on Islamic Law, Association of American Law Schools
Chapters in Books
"Egypt," Stanford Handbook on Comparative Criminal Law (Stanford, in progress).
"Egypt," Criminal Procedure: A Worldwide Study (Carolina, 2d ed. 2007).
"Criminal Suspects and Arrestees," 1 Encyclopedia of Privacy 143 (Greenwood, 2006).
Law Review and Other Scholarly Articles
"Islam’s Fourth Amendment: Search and Seizure in Islamic Doctrine and Muslim Practice," 40 GEORGETOWN J. INT’L LAW 703 (2009). SSRN
Due Process in Islamic Criminal Law: Framing An Inquiry (in progress).
"Islam’s Fourth Amendment: Search and Seizure in Islamic Doctrine and Muslim Practice," 40 Georgetown Journal of International Law (2009) (forthcoming).
"Endless Emergency: The Case of Egypt," 10 New Criminal Law Review 532 (2007). SSRN
"Torture and Islamic Law," 8 Chicago Journal of International Law 21 (2007). SSRN
"Transnational Criminal Law and Procedure: An
Introduction," 56 Journal of Legal Education
"Privacy and the Criminal Arrestee or Suspect: In Search of
a Right, In Need of a Rule," 64 Maryland Law
Review 755 (2005). SSRN
"Unpatriotic Acts: An Introduction," Symposium, Criminal Defense in the Age of Terrorism, 48 New York Law School Law Review 3 (2003–04). HeinOnline
"Privacy and the Post-September 11 Immigration Detainees:
"Religion and the Public Defender," 26 Fordham Urban Law Journal 1051 (1999). HeinOnline
"Dispute Over the United States' Denial of a Visa to Yasir Arafat," 30 Harvard International Law Journal 536 (1989). HeinOnline
Newspaper Articles, Practice Materials and Other Publications
"Israel's Example," The Washington Post (Op-Ed), June 14, 2004, at A17.
Trap for Middle Eastern Visitors," The
"The Events of 9/11 Under Islamic Law," L Magazine (January 2002).
"Absolutely 100% Guilty: The Professional Edition," New York Law Journal, September 12, 2000, at 2 (review of Vincent Bugliosi's video series on the O.J. Simpson trial).
"Out of Sync: A Curfew Is No Answer to Teenage Crime in D.C.," The Washington Post Outlook (Op-Ed), September 14, 1997, at C1.
Princeton, A.B. 1986 cum laude
Harvard, J.D. 1991 cum laude
(Harvard International Law Journal, Articles Editor)
Law Clerk, Hon. Stanley A. Weigel, U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
Former public defender in Washington, D.C., and award-winning teaching fellow at Harvard in courses on Islam and modern Middle East. Also worked as attorney at American Muslim Council and American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.