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← Muslim Sharia Law In Australia

Skeptic Jim's Avatar Jump to comment 81 by Skeptic Jim

As these "courts" are not recognised by the government, how is this any different to "Judge Judy's law"?

Judge Judy's court is not a real court. The rulings are only binding because the defendant and accuser sign a contract to say it will be binding in advance of recording the show.

Same thing here. What we're witnessing is nothing more than junk tabloid journalism.

I understand that sharia courts have been given real legal powers in some other countries and I am 100% against that. But don't fall for this kind of scare mongering from a new source that spends the rest of its time harassing single mothers and chasing dodgy plumbers down the street.

Sun, 31 Jul 2011 12:30:18 UTC | #856194