Can Islamic Law co-exist with a democratic constitution? Currently, in Sudan, such a co-existence is not possible. This comment analyzes some of the conflicts between the Shari'a Law of Islam and the Sudanese Constitutions of 1973 and 1985. Through this analysis, the author suggests reasons for the incompatibility of Islamic law and the Sudanese constitutions.
Steven C. Sherman, Shari'a Law in the Sudan: Why it Does Not Work Under the Sudanese Constitutions of 1973 and 1985, 7 Penn St. Int'l L. Rev. 277 (1989).