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Will Calls for Distribution "According to Islamic Laws and Sharia"; Pennsylvania Court Gives Twice as Much to Each Son as to Each Daughter
by Eugene Volokh
That seems to be what happened in Alkhafaji v. TIAA-CREF Individual and Instit. Services LLC, 2010 WL 1435056 (Pa. Ct. Com. Pl. Jan. 14, 2010), which is now on appeal. I'm posting about this now because the briefs were just posted on Westlaw, and confirm the details of the will, as well as giving some extra perspective on the disputes related to what Sharia law provides in such situations.
Prof. Abbass Alkhafaji died, and left a will that apparently said, in relevant part,
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