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Emma Piasecki

Associate Professor

Department: Northumbria Law School

Emma was called to the Bar in 2001 by the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn and became a tenant of New Park Court Chambers in 2002. Emma developed a strong criminal practice prosecuting and defending a broad range of cases in the Crown Court and Youth Court. She maintains strong links with the Bar. Emma joined Northumbria Law School in 2005 and is now a Principal Lecturer and Director of Learning and Teaching with responsibility for the Professional Postgraduate Programmes – the Bar Professional Training Course, the Legal Practice Course and the Graduate Diploma in Law.

Campus Address

School of Law
City Campus East
Newcastle

Qualifications

  • Academic Studies in Education MA July 08 2016
  • Teaching & Learning PCAPL October 05 2006
  • Law LLB September 01 2005
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2005

Key Publications

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  • Clarifying the ‘reliability’ continuum and testing its limits, Carr, S., Gallop, A., Piasecki, E., Tully, G., Wilson, T. Nov 2018, Forensic Science Evidence and Expert Witness Testimony, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar
  • Demonstrating Reliability and Directing Scrutiny: a framework to assist scientists and lawyers, Piasecki, E., Carr, S., Tully, G., Gallop, A. 30 Aug 2018
  • Duties of the Expert Witness: R v Pabon [2018] EWCA Crim 420, Carr, S., Piasecki, E. 1 Apr 2018, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • Northumbria University Centre for Evidence and Criminal Justice Studies (NCECJS) – Written evidence (FRS0038), Wilson, T., Stockdale, M., Jackson, A., Carr, S., Davies, G., Piasecki, E. 14 Sep 2018
  • Re-examining the ‘reliability’ of forensic pathology evidence, Wilson, T., Jackson, A., Gallop, A., Piasecki, E. Nov 2018, Forensic Science Evidence and Expert Witness Testimony, Cheltenham, Edward Elgar
  • Science and Justice Research Interest Group (RIG), Northumbria University - written evidence to the Science and Technology Committee (Lords) inquiry on forensic science (FRS0051), McCartney, C., Evison, M., Ward, T., Wortley, N., Piasecki, E., Nsiah Amoako, E., Amankwaa, A., Jackson, A. 14 Sep 2018
  • Science Friction: Streamlined Forensic Reporting, Reliability and Justice, Edmond, G., Carr, S., Piasecki, E. 1 Dec 2018, In: Oxford Journal of Legal Studies
  • Brexit and the Law School, Noto La Diega, G., Carr, S., Davies, G., Dunn, R., Jackson, A., Piasecki, E. 10 Jul 2017
  • Article 8 ECHR and the Disclosure of Criminal Records: Time to Reconsider, Davies, G., Piasecki, E. 7 Dec 2016, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • No More Laissez Faire? Expert Evidence, Rule Changes and Reliability: Can More Effective Training for the Bar and Judiciary Prevent Miscarriages of Justice?, Davies, G., Piasecki, E. Oct 2016, In: The Journal of Criminal Law


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