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Forensic evidence an analysis of shari'ah tests of admissibility

Shalim, K. M. Zakir Hossain Shalim and Haneef, Sayed Sikandar Shah (2017) Forensic evidence an analysis of shari'ah tests of admissibility. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-418-557-2

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Abstract

This study attempts to discuss and examine whether SharÊÑah courts can adopt these common law tests or not. This study used two methods of data collection: library research and opinion survey among the forensic staff of Hospital Kula Lumpur and SharÊÑah experts. This study has reached to a number of findings. The most important among them are: this study proves that common law criteria for forensic evidence are acceptable in admitting forensic evidences in Islamic law as they are justified either by SharÊÑah texts or other standards of evidence in Islamic law; in determining the reliability of science, common law is silent whether the data has been properly collected from the crime scene and preserved; and whether the conclusion given by the expert is correct. Additionally, this study finds that for qualifications of an expert, common law requires knowledge, experiences and training but does not require justness and number of the experts.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 3049/73854
Uncontrolled Keywords: Evidence, Law, Dna, Forensic, Malaysia
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KBP Islamic Law
K Law > KBP Islamic Law > KBP1 Islamic law.Shariah.Fiqh
K Law > KBP Islamic Law > KBP1 Islamic law.Shariah.Fiqh > KBP425 Uṣūl al-fiqh. Jurisprudence and theory of law. Science of legal reasoning.
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: Prof. Sayed Sikandar Shah Haneef
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2019 11:56
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2019 11:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/73854

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