Just Festival

Siddiqui, M. (Participant), Ralston, J. (Participant)

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar

Description

What autonomy should faith-based and family courts have in the UK? How can it be ensured that an individual's basic human rights and the right to a fair trial are respected?

An open discussion on the practice of Sharia and Jewish courts in the UK, Faith-based Courts will seek to explore what faith-based courts do, what they are used for, and what legal accommodations are made for the UK’s Muslim and Jewish communities.

Chair: Brent Haywood (Lindsays)
Panelists: Prof Mona Siddiqui OBE, FRSE, FRSA (University of Edinburgh), Ephraim Borowski (The Scottish Council of Jewish Communities, SCoJeC), Dr Joshua Ralston (University of Edinburgh)
Period17 Aug 2018
Event typeOther
LocationEdinburgh, United Kingdom