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A new University of Minnesota think tank focused on Islamic law is set to launch through the Law School on Feb. 4.

The Islamic Law and Human Rights Program will focus on topics and controversies involving Islamic law, human rights, terrorism and the Muslim world. It will incorporate publications, research, field work and public seminars in its public outreach.

The program will be housed in the Law School's Human Rights Center in Mondale Hall and is to be directed by adjunct associate professor Abdulwahid Qalinle.


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