Exactly. I am currently involved in Bankruptcy Court (that's Federal) as a Creditor (Involuntary case). There are some Middle Eastern types involved here. Numbers being thrown about are for the larger part of 10 M$'s. There is no way some mumbo-jumbo cleric will get the say-so here.
It's really a farce. If it is within their own community and they agree to it, I suppose that it is little more than arbitration. But if it steps outside those bounds, they won't get any consensus and are stuck with the "Law of the Land". The important thing is that Secular Law should never mix with Church Law.
I'm also involved in a Small Claims Court (in another country); there is no way I would let that be decided by a cleric.
From what I've neard of the edcuation that these guys are given, it is rote memorization of 10,000 chants. That's not good enough for my day in court or my divorce. And forget about them getting near my money.
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