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Russian Rule in Samarkand 1868-1910A Comparison with British India$
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Alexander Morrison

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199547371

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547371.001.0001

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Qazis and the Judiciary

Qazis and the Judiciary

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(p.244) 7 Qazis and the Judiciary
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Russian Rule in Samarkand 1868-1910
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DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547371.003.0008

This chapter covers the Islamic judiciary and its relationship with the colonial regime. Unlike the British, the Russians preserved the position of Qazi as the first port of call for those seeking justice, and throughout this period they dealt with the overwhelming majority of cases involving the native population. Despite outward continuity, however, the Qazi's role and the background of those taking up appointments seem to have changed towards the end of the century, and the system was afflicted with corruption in much the same way as the rest of the native administration.

Keywords:   Sharia, law, Qazi, Islamic judiciary

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