Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft between the Ottoman and British Empires (Harvard University Press, Fall 2017).
“In the Name of a Law: Islamic Legal Modernism and the Making of Afghanistan’s 1923 Constitution.” International Journal of Middle East Studies 48 (2016): 655-677.
“Contested Subjects: Ottoman and British Jurisdictional Quarrels in re Afghans and Indian Muslims.” Journal of the Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association 3:2 (2016): 325-246.
“Istanbul and Kabul in Courtly Contact: The Question of Exchange between the Ottoman Empire and Afghanistan in the Late Nineteenth Century.” Osmanlı Araştırmaları: The Journal of Ottoman Studies 45 (2015): 265-296.
“The Forgotten Anniversary: 10/7 and America’s Longest War.” Jadaliyya (October 2011).
"Shari'a, Custom, and Statutory Law: Comparing State Approaches to Islamic Jurisprudence, Tribal Autonomy, and Legal Development in Afghanistan and Pakistan." Global Jurist 7 (2007): 1-56.
"Afghanistan's Reconstruction, Five Years Later: Narratives of Progress, Marginalized Realities, and the Politics of Law in a Transitional Islamic Republic." Gonzaga Journal of International Law 10 (2007): 269-314. *Winner, UC Berkeley Center for Middle Eastern Studies Best Published Paper (2007).
"Judicial Reform in Afghanistan: A Case Study in the New Criminal Procedure Code." Hastings International and Comparative Law Review 29 (2005): 93-134. *Honorable Mention, Chief Justice Roger J. Traynor Legal Writing Competition (2006).