Biography

Dr Andrea Ryan is a lecturer and Co- Director of the Centre for Crime, Justice and Victim Studies at
the School of Law, University of Limerick. Her research expertise lies in the areas of EU criminal justice, the European Convention on Human Rights, criminal evidence, comparative criminal procedure, criminal law and sentencing. She has published widely in these areas, including a book with Routledge, Towards a System of European Criminal Justice -The Problem of Admissibility of Evidence. She has acted as national rapporteur for Ireland on a number of cross-jurisdictional studies funded by the European Commission, including a study on the prospects for the creation of a European public prosecutor, and a feasibility study on the creation of a database on investigations and prosecutions.She has been project leader on a number of international and national projects including a project on the Victims Directive conducted by the Centre for European Constitutional Law (CECL), a study on sentencing practices in the District Court for the Judicial Studies Institute and a study on domestic violence for the Royal Irish Academy. She is a Committee Member of ECLA UK, and frequently participates in Workshops and Conferences on European criminal justice. She has written various articles on criminal justice in journals including European Papers, International Journal of Evidence
and Proof, Criminal Law Review, Irish Criminal Law Journal, Judicial Studies Institute Journal , Dublin University Law Journal. She is a member of the Garda College Accreditation Committee and the Quality Assurance Board for the Garda training programme, the BA in Applied Policing.

Research Interests

Comparative Criminal Justice;EU Criminal Justice; Law of Evidence; Sentencing; Criminal Law

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2013 National University of Ireland Dublin - PhD
  • 1995 National University of Ireland Cork - LL.M.
  • 1994 National University of Ireland Cork - B.C.L.
  • 1994 National University of Ireland Cork - Master of Laws
  • 1990 National University of Ireland Cork - Postgraduate Diploma
  • 1979 National University of Ireland, Cork - B.A.

Employment

  • 2002 University of Limerick - Junior Lecturer in Law
  • 2001 Cork Institute of Technology - Part-time Lecturer in Business Law
  • 2001 University College Cork - Part-time Assistant Lecturer
  • 1999 University College Cork. - Part-time Assistant Lecturer in Criminal Law
  • 1997 University College Cork. - Administrator, Researcher, for Advanced Criminal Process Cli
  • 1994 University College Cork - Criminal Law Tutor, Law Dept
  • 1899 * - *
  • University of Limerick - Lecturer in Law

Association

  • Committee Member, European Criminal Law Association UK

Committee

  • AHSS Ethics Committee,

Language

  • French
  • Italian

Books

Towards a System of European Criminal Justice -The Problem of Admissibility of Evidence.

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2014
London and New York
Routledge
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Book Chapters

'Ireland, Criminal Justice Policy and the European Union'

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2016
London and new York
Routledge
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Ireland

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2012
Hart Publishing Oxford
Hart
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Edited Books

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Peer Reviewed Journals

‘Comparative Procedural Traditions: Poland's journey from Socialist to ‘Adversarial' system'

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2016
UK
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Gathering, receiving and contesting evidence in France

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2014
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A Cork Study on Domestic Violence: Tentative Conclusions from the Policing Perspective

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2004
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Theoretical approaches to the comparison of procedural systems

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2014
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Book Review: Criminal Procedure by Dermot Walsh

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2003
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Aspiration to mutual admissibility of evidence in the European Union

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2014
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The Interplay Between the European Supervision Order and the European Arrest Warrant: An Untapped Potential Waiting to Be Harvested

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2020
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The European Evidence Warrant:the emergence of a European law of evidence?

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2006
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Comparative procedural traditions: Poland's journey from socialist to 'adversarial' system

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2016
LONDON
SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD
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Arrest and Detention: A Review of the Law

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2000
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The Criminal Justice (Drug Trafficking) Act 1996: Decline and Fall of the Right to Silence?

Dr. Andrea Ryan
1997
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Avoiding the Hard Question: D.P.P. v. Buck and the Constitutional Right to Legal Advice

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2003
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Other Journals

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Conference Publications

Institute of Guidance Counsellors National Conference 2016

Prof. Shane Kilcommins
Dr. Susan Leahy
Dr. Andrea Ryan
2016
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Procedural Traditions and Global Transformation in Criminal Justice

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2014
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North-South Criminology and Criminal justice Conference

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2006
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Centre for Criminal Justice Seminar Series

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2006
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Judicial Studies Institute Training Conference

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2005
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Centre for Criminal Justice Seminar Series

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2003
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Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2000
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Conference Contributions

Limitations on individual freedom

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2017
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Published Reports

National or transnational projects to support victims of crime Justice Programme (JUST/2014/SPOB/AG/VICT): Draft National Report Ireland

Prof. Shane Kilcommins
Dr. Susan Leahy
Dr. Andrea Ryan
2016
Greece
Greece
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Report on sentencing practices in the District Court

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2012
Irish Judicial Studies Institute Intranet
Irish Judicial Studies Institute Intranet
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Editorials

Towards a System of European Criminal Justice The problem of admissibility of evidence Introduction

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2014
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Book Reviews

review of EU Criminal Law and Justice, Fletcher, M. Loof, R. & Gilmore, B

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2009
England
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review of EU Security and Justice Law – After Lisbon and Stockholm, by Diego Acosta Arcarazo and Cian C Murphy (eds.)

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2015
england
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Other Publications

Towards a System of European Criminal Justice The problem of admissibility of evidence Introduction

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2014
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(2003) Report for Ireland, Feasibility study on the creation of a database on investigations and prosecutions, JAI/2003/AGIS/002.

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2003
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Report for Ireland, Comparative law study on Criminal investigation and prosecution of crimes affecting the financial interests of the Union: the Member States dimension. (Project coordinated by Prof K Ligeti University of Luxembourg).

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2011
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review of EU Criminal Law and Justice, Fletcher, M. Loof, R. & Gilmore, B

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2009
England
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review of EU Security and Justice Law – After Lisbon and Stockholm, by Diego Acosta Arcarazo and Cian C Murphy (eds.)

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2015
england
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The Processing of Domestic Violence as a Criminal Offence

Dr. Andrea Ryan
2001
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