Mohamed Arafa, S.J.D. '13, Appointed to ASCL Committee, Making Presentations on Recent Scholarship


Mohamed ArafaMohamed Arafa, S.J.D. ’13, has been appointed to the affiliates advisory group of the American Society of Comparative Law (ASCL). The appointment is effective through October 2015. The group’s aim is to identify younger comparative law scholars worldwide and facilitate the exchange of ideas and research in all areas of comparative law.

Arafa recently presented in Paris at the European Society of Comparative Law and Legislation April 27-29. He talked about his doctoral dissertation, specifically the part on corruption and bribery in Islamic Law. The seminar was called: "Private and Public Issues in Islamic Law: Perspectives Between Islamic Law and European Laws." Arafa was part of a panel with the topic, “What's New in Corruption Field from the Islamic Perspective: Is that a Possibility?” The event was hosted by the John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Legal Studies, the Center for International and Comparative Law at Tulane University Law School, and the Paris Society of Comparative Legislation. 

Arafa also is scheduled to travel to Waterloo, Canada, on May 5-7 to take part in the “Through Egyptian Eyes Book Workshop” at Balsillie School of International Affairs. He will speak about the book chapter he is working on, titled “The Unexpected Trials Of Egyptian Leaders.”

Arafa is an assistant professor of criminal law and criminal justice at Alexandria University Faculty of Law in Egypt, and teaches Islamic law as an adjunct professor at IU McKinney.

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