ABA Journal’s recent coverage about the Section’s work fighting the effort to ban the use of foreign law in Florida:
International law bar takes aim at overbroad bans on Shariah law
By William C. Smith
Jan 1, 2015, 03:00 am CST
The story of Florida’s anti-Shariah law movement began three years ago with a courtroom bang, but it ended last May in a legislative whimper.
It started when a state judge ruled in March 2011 that a dispute between the Islamic Education Center of Tampa and its ousted trustees should be resolved among the parties “under ecclesiastical Islamic law, pursuant to the Quran.” . . . read more