Faisal Kutty
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Faisal Kutty is an assistant professor of law at Valparaiso University Law School in Indiana and an adjunct professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School of York University in Toronto. He co-founded the Toronto-based law firm KSM Law. He has spoken and written extensively on national security, Islamic law, legal pluralism, religion and law, and human rights. He has been selected for inclusion in The Muslim 500: The World’s Most Influential Muslims compiled by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in Amman, Jordan for the past four consecutive years. His articles have appeared in the Toronto Star, Globe and Mail, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, National Post, Arab News, Indian Express, Al-Ahram Weekly, Jakarta Post, Jurist, Lawyers Weekly, Counterpunch, etc.

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Getting Rid of Tenure Won't Fix Our Post-Secondary Problems

(2) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 12:31 PM

Last month Toronto Star columnist Richard Gwyn wrote a critical piece on University teaching. The thrust of his argument was that the system needed a major overhaul. Gwyn argued that professors at Canadian universities don't teach much, are highly paid, and are protected by the outmoded tenure system....

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Law School Grad? You're Going to Need These Job Interview Tips

(0) Comments | Posted June 4, 2014 | 12:16 PM

A fresh batch of more than 48,000 law graduates have hit the job market in North America. This includes dozens of my own students from Valparaiso University Law School and Osgoode Hall Law School of York University. As a former managing partner of a small law...

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Why Blasphemy Laws Are Actually Anti-Islamic

(9) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 5:48 PM

"Whoever by words, either spoken or written, or by visible representation or by any imputation, innuendo, or insinuation, directly or indirectly, defiles the sacred name of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) shall be punished with death, or imprisonment for life, and shall also be liable to fine."...

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Why Gay Marriage May Not Be Contrary To Islam

(2) Comments | Posted March 27, 2014 | 5:34 PM

Can Muslims accept same-sex marriages?

This has been a thorny question since the first jurisdictions began legalizing same-sex marriage. It took on a new urgency in the wake of the Defense of Marriage Act ruling from the US Supreme Court last June. Now, the heat is...

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