[PAST EVENT] Islamic Law and Religious Freedom in Nigeria

Thursday, February 21st 2013
12:50pm - 1:50pm
Law School, Room 119
613 S Henry St
Williamsburg, VA 23185
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Lecture delivered by the 2013 Kraemer Scholar-In-Residence, Dr. Muhammed Tabiu of the Department of Islamic Law at Bayero University in Kano, Nigeria.
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Dr. Tabiu has previously served in the Ministry of Justice in Kano State, Nigeria, taught in the Faculty of Law at Usmanu Danfodiyo University in Sokoto State, and served as Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice in Jigawa State. He was also the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission in Abuja in the Federal Capital Territory, and currently teaches in the Department of Islamic Law at Bayero University in Kano.

Dr. Tabiu has published books on criminal justice and human rights in Nigeria, and numerous chapters on Islamic law, human rights, and social justice.

Free and open to the public.
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