Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues (Print ISSN: 1544-0036; Online ISSN: 1544-0044)


A Brief Study of Ethics of Adversity in Saudi Sharia Law

Author(s): Ahamd Saleh Al-burak

Issue of adversity has been extensively examined in Islamic sharia law; however, the code of ethics which have to be followed by the opponents due to conflict have not been discussed nor formulated from a legal perspective in Saudi Sharia law. Therefore, the present study aims to constitute specific rules and principles—ethics of adversity—to be followed by the Saudi judges in settling the cases of adversity. In addition, the present study also addresses the code of ethics that should be followed the opponents who decided on taking legal actions and those who decide on settling their conflicts without resorting to courts. The study has used descriptive–quantitative approach for examining the problem of the study. The study has presented the ethics of adversity with precision and clarity, taking into consideration the small parts relating the adversity like its concept, the situation of adversity cessation. The study also combined both the jurisprudential and legal origins of the case in the Saudi legal system.

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