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SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

“I’m a NJ Muslim: How I Celebrate Jesus’ Birth with My Family”, Star Ledger, December 24, 2016

“16 is a Little Young to Get Married, Isn’t It?” Star Ledger; November 13, 2016

“Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movements,” Jurist, June 11, 2016

“Why NJ shouldn’t Block Freedom of Speech in Israeli Boycott Debate,” Star Ledger, May 26, 2016

“Five Things You Didn’t Know About Religious Veils,” CNN.com, June 9, 2015

“What ISIS – and the West – Get Wrong about Jihad,” CNN.com, May 29, 2015

“Al-Rida wa Hukum al-‘idam (Apostasy and the Death Penalty)” (Arabic), Al-Hawadeth Newspaper, December, 2014

“Does Islam Really Condemn Converts To Death?” CNN.com, June 6, 2014

“Islamic Family Law in American Court: A Rich, Diverse and Evolving Jurisprudence, in Islamic Family Law in the West,” Routledge, 2014

“Marriage: Legal Foundations,” Oxford Encyclopedia of Women and Islam, 2013

“Divorce: Legal Foundations”, (co-authored), Oxford Encyclopedia of Women and Islam, 2013

“Who is Next? Egyptian, Beware of the Military,” (Arabic), Al-Quds Al-Arabi, July 16, 2013

“The True Story of Sharia in American Courts,” The Nation Magazine, June 13, 2012

“Chipping Away At Divorce Quagmire for Muslim and Jewish Women,” New Jersey Law Journal (Feb 13, 2012)

“Negative Connotations Surrounding Sharia Must Be Dispelled,” Jurist-Sidebar, February 2, 2012

“Appeals Court Had the Chance to Do Right By a Wife and Children – But Declined It,” North Carolina Lawyers Weekly, December 26, 2011

“Q & A: What Sharia Law Actually Means,” Salon.com, February 28, 2011

“Iflas& Chapter 11: Classical Islamic Law and Modern Bankruptcy Law, “44 Int’l Law. 975 (2010) (co-authored)

“Oklahoma Amendment is Unconstitutional: Barring Court from Considering Sharia Law Violated the Supremacy Clause & the First Amendment’” National Law Journal, November 15, 2010

“Religion-Based Claim in Abuse Case Wisely Pierced by Appeals Court,” New Jersey Law Journal, September 17, 2010)

“Umar’s Magic Oven” (children’s book); co-author, 2010

Court Enforces Mahr Provision in Muslim Marriage Contract,” New Jersey Law Journal, September 9, 2002

“Beware of International Service of Process,” New Jersey Law Journal, March 13, 2002

“When Custody Disputes Go Global,” New Jersey Law Journal, August 7, 2000

“Attorney Client Sex Should Always Be Off Limits,” New Jersey Law Journal, March 13, 2000

“Attorney-Client Sexual Relations,” 22J. Legal Prof. 131, 1998

“The Concept of Defect in American & English Products Liability Discourse: Despite Strict Liability Linguistics, Negligence is back with a Vengeance!” 10(1) Pace International Law Review, 1998

“U.S. Claims against Iraq Outside UNCC Jurisdiction: Focus on Letters of Credit,” 22(2) Middle East Exec. Rep. 9, February 1999

“Enforcement & Setting Aside of Arbitral Awards in Egypt,” (work in progress)

“Translation and Annotation of Chapter on Bankruptcy in Ibn Qudama’s Al-Mughni: Translation with Commentary,” (work in progress)

“Civil Procedure in the Arab Middle East,” (work in progress)

Abed Awad, Chipping Away At Divorce Quagmire For Muslim And Jewish Women, New Jersey Law Journal, February 13, 2012

Abed Awad, Negative Connotations Surrounding Sharia Must Be Dispelled, JURIST-Sidebar, February 2, 2012

What Sharia Law Actually Means, Salon.com, February 28, 2011

Abed Awad & Robert E. Michael, Chapter 11: Classical Islamic Law and Modern Bankruptcy Law, 44 International Lawyer 975 (2010)

Abed Awad, Oklahoma Amendment is Unconstitutional: Barring Courts From Considering Shariah Law Violates the Supremacy Clause and the First Amendment, National Law Journal, November 15, 2010

Abed Awad, Religion-Based Claim in Abuse Case Wisely Pierced by Appeals Court, New Jersey Law Journal, September 17, 2010

Abed Awad, Remove Remarriage Barriers for Muslim, Jewish Women, New Jersey Law Journal, April 13, 2009

Abed Awad & Robert S. Popescu, Declaring Muslim Marriages Void Will Have Ruinous Effect on Wives, New Jersey Law Journal, November 20, 2006

Abed Awad & Robert S. Popescu, Abu Zahar v. Abu Zahar: Appellate Division Declines to Adopt Bright-Line Prohibiting Out-of-Country Visitation , New Jersey Law Journal, September 22, 2003

Abed Awad, Court Enforces Mahr Provision in Muslim Marriage Contract, New Jersey Law Journal, September 9, 2002

Abed Awad, Beware of International Service of Process, New Jersey Law Journal, March 11, 2002

Abed Awad & Robert S. Popescu, When Custody Disputes Go Global: Applying the Hague Convention to Determine Jurisdiction, New Jersey Law Journal, August 7, 2000

Abed Awad, Attorney Client Sex Should Always Be Off Limits, New Jersey Law Journal, March 13, 2000.

Abed Awad, U.S. Claims Against Iraq Outside UNCC Jurisdiction: Focus on Letters of Credit, 22(2) Middle East Executive Reports 9 (Feb. 1999).

Abed Awad, Attorney-Client Sexual Relations, 22 The Journal of the Legal Profession (Alabama School of Law) 131 (1998).

Abed Awad, The Concept of Defect in American and English Products Liability Discourse: Despite Strict Liability Linguistics, Negligence is Back With a Vengeance!, 10(1) Pace International Law Review (Summer 1998).