Compelled speech: gaslighting in the courtroom

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Discusses the human rights arguments engaged in a case where a judge compelled the victim of an assault by a transgender person who identified as a woman to call her "she" in her testimony. Outlines the policy basis of the judge's approach. Reviews other cases of compelled speech.
Original languageEnglish
Article number1
Pages (from-to)55-69
Number of pages14
JournalCoventry Law Journal
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2019


  • Freedom of expression
  • Freedom of thought conscience and religion
  • Sexual orientation discrimination
  • Transgender identity
  • Transsexuals
  • Witnesses


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