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Author: Catherine O'Sullivan

Title: The nun, the rape charge and the miscarriage of justice

Subtitle: The case of Nora Wall

Journal: Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly

Volume: 59

Issue: 3

Year: Autumn 2008

Pages: 305-325

ISSN: 0029-3105 – Find a Library: WordCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century | European History: Irish History | Cases: Offenders / Nora Wall; Cases: Victims / Regina Walsh; Offenders: Women; Prosecution: False Accusations, Wrong Convictions; Types: Child Sexual Abuse; Victims: Girls


Link: HeinOnline (Restricted Access)


Author: Catherine O'Sullivan, School of Law, University College Cork


  1 Introduction (p. 305)
  2 The representation of Wall as a monster (p. 307)
  3 The transformation of Wall into a martyr (p. 317)
  4 Conclusion (p. 322)

Lecture: O'Sullivan, Catherine. »The Nun, the Rape Charge, and the Miscarriage of Justice: The Case of Nora Wall.« Law and Literature Association of Australia Conference. Melbourne 2006. – Bibliographic Entry: Info

Wikipedia: History of Europe: History of Ireland | Types of rape: Child sexual abuse / Nora Wall