Judge orders use of Islamic law in Tampa lawsuit over mosque leadership

In Florida, Hillsborough Circuit Judge Richard Nielsen ruled on March 3 that a lawsuit pertaining to a Mosque “will proceed under Ecclesiastical Islamic Law”: Neelofer Syed, a guest lecturer on Islamic law at Stetson University College of Law has said he thinks “the judge’s ruling is flawed: if you live in a country, you are subject to that country’s laws.”