Accepting Decisions of American Courts by Muslims
I want to know if the system of jury in American justice system is appropriate and as Muslims we can accept or implement it.
If the American courts are deciding on matters that our Shariah hasn’t touched upon, which I guess are much larger in volume, then there is no harm in following their verdicts. However, if the American courts are deciding on matters where the Shari’ah has given clear verdicts, it would not be appropriate for Muslims to decide through them.
Muslims should not accept the verdict of the American courts, for example, in matters of inheritance and divorce. However, there is nothing wrong in accepting what they have to say about traffic, immigration laws etc.