Ali Khan

Ali Khan

Washburn University School of Law
  • Civil Rights, Appeals & Appellate
  • Kansas, New York
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Summary

Khan has authored several books, including The Extinction of Nation-States (1996), A Theory of Universal Democracy (2003), A Theory of International Terrorism (2006), and Contemporary Ijtihad: Limits and Controversies (2011). Over the years, he has written numerous law review articles and essays on Islamic law, international law, commercial law, creative writing, legal humor, jurisprudence, the U.S. Constitution, comparative constitutional law, human rights, and foreign policy. His academic writings are used as part of course materials in universities across the world. Khan has devoted much of his academic scholarship to Islamic law and conflicts involving Muslim communities. Khan has participated in Islamic law symposia held at the law schools of Samford University, University of St. Thomas, Barry University, Michigan State University, and Brigham Young University—contributing ground-breaking articles on Islamic jurisprudence. In addition to law articles and academic books, Khan also writes for the popular press in the United States, the Middle East, and the Indian subcontinent. His legal and foreign affairs commentaries are published worldwide and international media, including BBC, Press TV, and NPR, seek his comments on world events.

Practice Areas
  • Civil Rights
  • Appeals & Appellate
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Kansas
New York
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
  • Hindi: Spoken
  • Punjabi: Spoken
  • Urdu: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Professor of Law
Washburn University School of Law
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Commercial law, Human Rights, Islamic law, Arbitration, International Law
Education
New York University School of Law
S.J.D. / jurisprudence (1983)
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Professional Associations
Kansas State Bar # 27276
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Publications
Speaking Engagements
Building Bridges - A Discussion on Immigration, Washburn University
Websites & Blogs
Website
Legal Scholar Academy
Contact & Map
1700 SW College Ave
Topeka, KS 66604
USA
Telephone: (785) 217-7338