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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
Marny Requa joined the School of Law at Queen’s University Belfast in October 2005 as a Lecturer and is currently the Assistant Director of the Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice. She researches in the areas of criminal justice, human rights, and transitional justice and has published on jurisprudential change and statutory reform related to the Northern Ireland and Chilean transitions, in addition to the approach of U.K. courts to international human rights on criminal justice issues. 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 of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. She has been an adjunct professor at Fordham Law School (spring 2005 and summer 2006) 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 was recently awarded a British Academy research grant to fund a comparative project on judicial decision-making in societies undergoing transition.
- Transitional Justice and Conflict Resolution
- Race and the Criminal Justice System
- Evidence (MlegSci)
- Criminal Law (MlegSci)
- Criminal Law
Criminal Justice, Human Rights, Transitional Justice
'Keeping Up with Strasbourg: Article 2 Obligations and Northern Ireland's Pending Inquests' (2012) Public Law 610-619.
(with H. Quirk) ‘The Supreme Court on Compensation for Miscarriages of Justice: Is it better that ten innocents are denied compensation than one guilty person receives it?’ (2012) 75 Modern Law Review 387-400.
'A Human Rights Triumph? Dictatorship-era Crimes and the Chilean Supreme Court' (2012) 12(1) Human Rights Law Review 79-106.
'Compensation for “Miscarriages of Justice” (2011) 75 Journal of Criminal Law 361-367.
‘Absent Witnesses and the U.K. Supreme Court: Judicial Deference as Judicial Dialogue?’ (2010) 14 International Journal of Evidence and Proof 208-231.
'Defence rights in the shadow of RIPA: Covert surveillance of privileged consultations after Re McE' (2009) Archbold News (No. 4, May 8).
‘The Right to Examine Witnesses under the ECHR: Testing the Boundaries in UK Courts’ in Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights of Citizens: the European and American Conventions on Human Rights, Alfa Dikia II Project, European Public Law Series (London: Esperia Publications, 2009) (also published in Spanish).
(with G. Anthony) ‘Coroners, controversial deaths, and Northern Ireland’s past conflict’ (2008) Public Law (Autumn) 443-451.
‘Truth, Transition and the Inquiries Act 2005’ (2007) 4 European Human Rights Law Review 404-426.
(with G. Conroy et al.) ‘Northern Ireland: Criminal Justice Reforms Six Years After the Accord’ (2004) 59 The Record 314 (New York City Bar Association).
‘The Bitter Transition’ in R. Burbach, The Pinochet Affair (Zed Books and Transnational Institute, 2003).
Assistant Director, Institute of Criminology and Criminal Justice (2009-present)
Member, Latin American Studies Forum (2010-present)
Member, Ethics Committee (2007-2010)
Participant, Asia-Link Programme (2008-2010)
Faculty Liaison, Fordham Ireland Program (2008-2009)
Co-Assistant Director, ICCJ (2007-2008)
Placement Coordinator, Human Rights Centre (2007-2008)