America Vs Sharia Law

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“The ultimate responsibilities of the judge at a trial was to determine the guilt or innocence of the accused. In the event the accused was found guilty of a tazir offense, the judge determined the appropriate sanction” (Terrill, 2013). The U.S. laws are diverse as in a judge or a seat of jury decides the blame of an indicted individual. The jury tunes in to the indicting party and the resistance party compositions looking into it. Witnesses are drawn from the two sides of the prosecuting attorney and the defending attorney to either help or hurt the trying cases. The US laws depend on the tradition or rights whereby it is agreed that nobody ought to be subjected to cruel and unusual punishment. All the more in this way, every sentenced individual is assumed innocent until proven to be guilty in the US. “Because Islamic procedural law did not provide for a prosecutor, the jurisdictional duties of the shurta were expensive. They were authorized to investigate crimes in Sharia that were punishable by a fixed penalty or hudud and carried out the corporal penalties imposed” (Terrill, 2013).…show more content…
It implies that they are endorsed by Allah to his Prophet Muhammad(s) through their Quran, and in this way the Sharia Law is not subject to amendments by anybody. More differences to the U.S. Law and the Sharia law is that if there should arise an occurrence of the Sharia law, if the offended party needs more proof to help his case against the respondent, the court requests that the litigants make a plea of their innocence under oath. Despite what might be expected, for American justice, when an offended party needs enough proof to implicate the litigant, the courts either reject the case for absence of confirmation or send the specialists back to the field to assemble more
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