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Did Khadijah Make a Good Judgment in Marrying Muhammad?

Article by WorldNews.com Correspondent Dallas Darling. Would Muslim women add valuable insight and sensitivities as judicial officers, and would their perceptions and insights on law and justice benefit Shari’ah courts? These two questions came to mind when the Nairobi Star reported that some Kenyan Muslim leaders, imams and councils were upset over the possible appointment of female Muslim judicial officers, or Kadhis, for Shari’ah courts. Since Kadhis are judicial officers and not religious leaders, Muslim rights activists believe no discrimination should exist on the basis of gender. Some Muslim leaders, however, believe women should not be judicial officers. At issue is if women can…