Judges and Judgements of Shari’ah Courts in Zamfara State: Analysis from Islamic Perspectives

TABLE OF CONTENTS


Title Page----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------i

Approval Page ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ii

Dedication -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------iii

Acknowledgment -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------iv

Table of Content ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------vi


CHAPTER ONE: GENERAL INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background of the Study-------------------------------------------------------------------1

1.2 Scope and Limitation-----------------------------------------------------------------------5

1.3 Significance of the Study------------------------------------------------------------------5

1.4 Statement of the Research Problem------------------------------------------------------6

1.5 Aims and Objectives-----------------------------------------------------------------------7

1.6 Methodology--------------------------------------------------------------------------------7

1.7 Structure--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------7

1.8 Literature Review---------------------------------------------------------------------------8

Endnotes ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------12


CHAPTER TWO: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF ZAMFARA STATE

2.1 Geographical Location of Zamfara State-----------------------------------------------13

2.2 History of Zamfara State-----------------------------------------------------------------13

2.3 Historical development of Islamic Courts --------------------------------------------18

2.4 The Judicial Principles as enunciated by Caliph Umar (R.A). ---------------------24

2.5 Characteristic of Islamic Courts---------------------------------------------------------26

Endnotes------------------------------------------------------------------------------------31


CHAPTER THREE: SHARI’AH IMPLEMENTATION IN ZAMFARA STATE

3.1 Establishment of Shari’ah Courts in Zamfara State-----------------------------------34

3.2 Shari’ah implementation in Zamfara State---------------------------------------------36

3.3 The Administration and Application of Shari’ah in Zamfara State-----------------39

3.4 Composition of Shari’ah Courts---------------------------------------------------------41

3.5 Qualification of Judges -------------------------------------------------------------------42

3.6 Appointment of Judges -------------------------------------------------------------------46

Endnotes------------------------------------------------------------------------------------49


CHAPTER FOUR: JUDGES AND JUDGEMENTS OF SHARI’AH COURTS IN ZAMFARA STATE

4.1 Code of conduct for Judges---------------------------------------------------------------52

4.2 Judges and Judgment of Sha’riah Courts in Zamfara State. ------------------------54

4.3 Cases that Shari’ah Courts Entertained in Zamfara State. ---------------------------57

4.4 Bail and Appeal----------------------------------------------------------------------------60

4.5 Lawyers Appearance Before Sha’riah Courts -----------------------------------------64

4.6 Summary------------------------------------------------------------------------------------65

Conclusion----------------------------------------------------------------------------------66

Endnotes------------------------------------------------------------------------------------69

Bibliography--------------------------------------------------------------------------------71

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APA

Abubakar, S (2021). Judges and Judgements of Shari’ah Courts in Zamfara State: Analysis from Islamic Perspectives. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/judges-and-judgements-of-shari-ah-courts-in-zamfara-state-analysis-from-islamic-perspectives

MLA 8th

Abubakar, Saminu "Judges and Judgements of Shari’ah Courts in Zamfara State: Analysis from Islamic Perspectives" Afribary. Afribary, 16 Apr. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/judges-and-judgements-of-shari-ah-courts-in-zamfara-state-analysis-from-islamic-perspectives. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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Abubakar, Saminu . "Judges and Judgements of Shari’ah Courts in Zamfara State: Analysis from Islamic Perspectives". Afribary, Afribary, 16 Apr. 2021. Web. 25 Jul. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/judges-and-judgements-of-shari-ah-courts-in-zamfara-state-analysis-from-islamic-perspectives >.

Chicago

Abubakar, Saminu . "Judges and Judgements of Shari’ah Courts in Zamfara State: Analysis from Islamic Perspectives" Afribary (2021). Accessed July 25, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/judges-and-judgements-of-shari-ah-courts-in-zamfara-state-analysis-from-islamic-perspectives