4 Rebuttals to Critics of Oklahoma’s Anti-Sharia Law


Criticism of the Oklahoma constitutional amendment (Question 755), which prohibits state courts from “considering or using” international law or sharia, was expected.  Interestingly, though, the specific critiques have not been well considered. We begin with a concession. There is no dispute that Question 755 was poorly drafted and, as such, criticism directed at the legal [...]

4 Rebuttals to Critics of Oklahoma’s Anti-Sharia Law


Criticism of the Oklahoma constitutional amendment (Question 755), which prohibits state courts from “considering or using” international law or sharia, was expected.  Interestingly, though, the specific critiques have not been well considered. We begin with a concession. There is no dispute that Question 755 was poorly drafted and, as such, criticism directed at the legal [...]