Browsing by Subject "Niqab"
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The Niqaab and the Myth of Pinocchio's Nose: Is the Niqaab an Impediment to Fact Finding in an Adversarial Trial? An Analysis of R v D (Article)Abstract: This article considers the current state of the law in respect of Muslim women who wish to wear the Niqaab while appearing in court. It reviews the approach of the courts in England and Wales to this issue ...
(Article)At the time of writing this article (January 2016) some 28 months have elapsed since His Honour Judge Peter Murphy gave judgment in the case of R v D. His judgment, requiring a female defendant of the Muslim faith to ...