The Lawyers’ Secular Society on the Law Society’s withdrawal of its sharia guidance.
The Law Society has sent the LSS a letter which says:
We have reviewed our practice note on Sharia succession principles following your feedback, and that of our members and other stakeholders. Following this review, we have withdrawn the note and it will no longer be available through our website. We have no plans to amend or replace the note.
We are mindful of the criticism we received and we apologise.
The sharia guidance contained provisions, at section 3.6, which explicitly discriminated against women,
(This is a syndicated post. Read the original at FreeThoughtBlogs.)