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Marny Requa

Ms Marny Requa


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Research Interests


Marny Requa joined the School of Law in 2005 and is currently the Coordinator for the Criminology and Criminal Justice LLM programmes. She researches in the areas of criminal justice, human rights, and transitional justice and has published on jurisprudential change related to the Northern Ireland and Chilean transitions, as well as approaches of U.K. courts to human rights in the criminal realm.

Requa was a Mulderig Scholar at Fordham University School of Law in New York and completed a Juris Doctorate degree in 2004, graduating magna cum laude. She is a member of the New York Bar (from 2005) and was a law clerk to the Honorable Denny Chin in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York (currently of the Second Circuit Court of Appeal). She has been an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School and has extensive human rights experience, having been a consultant for Human Rights First and a member of the New York City Bar Association’s International Human Rights Committee, in addition to having conducting research for organisations such as the Committee on the Administration of Justice (Belfast), CODEPU (Santiago, Chile), the American Civil Liberties Union (New York), the Ford Foundation, and the Center for Latin American Studies (UC Berkeley).

Requa is on the Advisory Board of Fordham Law School’s Crowley Program in International Human Rights and is a member of the Latin American Studies Forum at QUB. She is currently conducting comparative research on judicial decision-making in transition, focusing on cases of police brutality. She is a co-investigator on the ESRC-funded project, Lawyers, Conflict and Transition.



Criminal Law


International Criminal Justice


Race and Criminal Justice

Criminal Law (MLegSc)

Evidence (MLegSc)

Human Rights in the Americas

Transitional Justice and Conflict Resolution



Programme Coordinator, LLM Criminology and LLM Criminal Justice (2012-present)

Latin American Studies Forum (2010-present)

MLegSc coordinator (2012)

Assistant Director, Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice (2007-2012)

Member, Ethics Committee (2007-2010)

Participant, Asia-Link Programme (2008-2010)

Faculty Liaison, Fordham Ireland Program (2008-2009)

Placement Coordinator, Human Rights Centre (2007-2008)




BSci (Journalism), Northwestern University
MA (Latin American Studies), University of California Berkeley
JD (magna cum laude), Fordham University School of Law
PGCHET, Queen's University Belfast


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