Islamic Law in U.S. Courts: United States v. Miller (W.D. Wash. 1916): Swearing Oaths in Court

Holding: Any religious belief, whether Christian or not, that recognizes the existence of a God who rewards truth and avenges falsehood, either in this or a future life, is sufficient as a basis on which to swear a witness in court. Procedural posture: Objection to competency of a witness. Islamic law is not directly relevant, … Continue reading Islamic Law in U.S. Courts: United States v. Miller (W.D. Wash. 1916): Swearing Oaths in Court