O'Donnell, Therese (2011) Judicialising history or historicising law : reflections on Irving v Penguin Books and Lipstadt. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 62 (3). pp. 291-320. ISSN 0029-3105Full text not available in this repository. Request a copy from the Strathclyde author
Examines the questions about the relationship between law and history, and the role of expert historian witnesses, raised by the Queen's Bench Division judgment in Irving v Penguin Books Ltd on whether the book "Denying the Holocaust" by Deborah Lipstadt defamed the historian David Irving by associating him with the Holocaust revisionist movement. Discusses how the court approached the assessment of Irving's historical methods and conclusions. Considers the significance of the case.
|Keywords:||witnesses, legal history, evidence, genocide, racism, Law (General)|
|Subjects:||Law > Law (General)|
|Department:||Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Law > Law|
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||28 Oct 2011 08:46|
|Last modified:||27 Mar 2017 00:07|