Compelled speech: gaslighting in the courtroom

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Abstract

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
Volume24
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 31 Jul 2019

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Keywords

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

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Compelled speech: gaslighting in the courtroom. / O'Hara, Maureen.

In: Coventry Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 1, 1, 31.07.2019, p. 55-69.

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