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The Laythi madhhab (Arabic: المذهب الليثي) was an 8th-century religious law school of Fiqh within Sunni Islam whose Imam was Al-Layth ibn Sa'd. One of known characteristics of al-Layth jurisprudence was his rejection towards Maliki usage of Madina custom as an independent source of law.[1] One of the reasons the school went extinct was because he instructed his principal student, Ammar ibn Sayf, to destroy and burn all of his works.[1]


  1. ^ a b Philips, Bilal (1990). The Evolution of Fiqh. International Islamic Publishing House. pp. 85–86. ISBN 8172313551. Retrieved 23 December 2021.

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