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Dr Ian Bryan

Senior Lecturer

Lancaster University
Bailrigg
Lancaster
United Kingdom
LA1 4YN


Tel: +44 (0) 1524 592476
Location: Bowland North
Office hours: Students are welcome to email me (at i.bryan@lancaster.ac.uk) to arrange an appointment

Affiliations

Law School

Dr Bryan's research interests centre on the following: Administration of Criminal Justice; Laws of Evidence; Criminal Law; Culpability; Criminalisation; Procedural Justice; Legal History; Freedom of Expression; Civil Liberties; Domestic, Regional and International Human Rights; Law and Religion; Legal Theory.

PhD Supervision Interests

Dr Bryan would be happy to supervise postgraduate students in most areas within the broad field of Criminal Justice Studies (including, the Laws of Evidence and Proof; Criminal Law, the Administration of Criminal Justice; International Criminal Law, International Criminal Justice; Comparative Criminal Law; Comparative Criminal Justice). Dr Bryan also welcomes research proposals focusing on Human Rights, Civil Liberties, Legal History, Legal Theory, Legal Regulation and Social Control. Prospective research students should go to: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/law/prospective/postgrad/admissions.htm

Office Hours

Students are welcome to email me (at i.bryan@lancaster.ac.uk) to arrange an appointment

Research Grants

Administration of Criminal Justice; Laws of Evidence; Criminal Law; Criminalisation; Legal History; Procedural Justice; Civil Liberties and Human Rights.

Current Teaching

Principally - Criminal Law; Laws of Evidence; Religion, Law and Culture; Civil Liberties and Human Rights

Career Details

Ian completed his undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the University of Warwick, where he was engaged as Teaching Fellow and as a Research Fellow for the Legal Research Institute. Since joining the Law School at Lancaster University in 1994, he has served as Convenor and Lead Tutor of several modules, including: 'Laws of Evidence' (1994-2009, 2011-); 'Criminal Law' (Compulsory Full Unit) (1994-2006); 'Medicine and the Law' (1997-2001); 'Social Workers and the Law' (1995-2005); 'Advanced Social Workers and the Law' (1995-2003); 'Health Care Law I' (2001-2005); and 'Health Care Law II' (2001-2007). He constructed and established the 'Laws of Evidence', the 'Criminal Law' and the 'Medicine and the Law' modules in the Law School at Lancaster University. He, along with another colleague, also founded the 'Health Care Law I' and 'Health Care Law II' modules. In addition, he has assisted as Lecturer and Tutor on such modules as 'Crime, Punishment and Policing' (1994-1999); 'Advanced Crime, Punishment and Policing' (1994-1999); 'Public Law'; 'English Legal System and Methods'; 'Responses to Massive Human Rights Violations'; 'Society, Religion and Law'; 'Immigration and Asylum Law' and 'Crime and Criminal Justice'.

He has researched and published on a variety of topics, including: Police Powers; Suspects' Rights; Criminal Culpability; the Laws of Evidence; Penal Theory; Civil Liberties; Human Rights; the Prosecution of War Crimes; the Administration of Criminal Justice; Free Expression; Blasphemy; the Criminalisation of Religious and Racial Hatred; Procedural Justice; the Safeguarding of Civil Liberties and Human Rights under domestic and International Law; Equality and Freedom from Unlawful Discrimination in European Law; Legal History and Legal Theory. His 1997 book, Interrogation and Confession: A Study of Progress, Process and Practice (http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/Abstract.aspx?id=175968), received commendations for its scholarly contribution to debates concerning the nature and varied functions of interrogations in the pre-modern and modern case-construction and case-disposition processes.

Appointed Senior Lecturer in 2002, his Administrative, Consultative, Guidance, Support and Welfare portfolio include the positions of the Law School's Part II Tutor (1994-1997); Study Abroad Advisor; College Tutor; the Law School's Director of LLB Examinations (1997-2005); Senior College Tutor; the Law School's Director of Admissions (Law & Criminology); Council Member of the Society of Legal Scholars (SLS, formerly the SPTL, http://www.legalscholars.ac.uk/); Mentor for early career academics; Referee (book manuscripts and submissions to academic journals); External Reviewer and External Examiner for law programmes and modules in various Higher Education Institutions.

 

Additional Information

Publications

Books:

Bryan, I., Langford, P. and McGarry, J., Reconstructions of the Juridico-Political: Affinity and Divergence in Kelsen and Weber, (forthcoming)

Bryan, I., Langford, P. and McGarry, J., Foundations of the Juridico-Political: Concept Formation in Kelsen and Weber, (forthcoming)

Bryan, I., Interrogation and Confession: A Study of Progress, Process and Practice (Aldershot, UK; Brookfield, Vt, USA: Ashgate Publishing, 1997), ix, 338p (http://catalogue.bl.uk/F/?func=full-set-set&set_number=156470&set_entry=000003&format=999)(http://www.ncjrs.gov/App/publications/Abstract.aspx?id=175968)

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:

Langford, P. and Bryan, I., "Hans Kelsen's Concept of Normative Imputation", (2013) 26(1) Ratio Juris, pp.85-110 (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/raju.12004/pdf)

Langford, P. and Bryan, I., "Hans Kelsen's Theory of Legal Monism: A Critical Engagement with the Emerging Legal Order of the 1920s", (2012) 14(1) Journal of the History of International Law, pp.51-86 (http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mnp/jhil/2012/00000014/00000001/art00002)

Bryan, I. and Langford, P., "The Unlawful Detention of Unauthorised Aliens under the European System for the Protection of Human Rights", (2011) 80(2) Nordic Journal of International Law, pp.193-218 (http://booksandjournals.brillonline.com/content/10.1163/157181011x565559) (http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mnp/nord/2011/00000080/00000002/art00003)

Bryan, I. and Langford, P., "Impediments to the Expulsion of Non-Nationals: Substance and Coherence in Procedural Protection under the European Convention on Human Rights", (2010) 79(4) Nordic Journal of International Law, pp.457-479 (http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mnp/nord/2010/00000079/00000004/art00001)

Bryan, I., "Unpalatable in Word or Deed: Hostility, Difference and Free Expression", (2007) 1(2) Crimes and Misdemeanours: Deviance and the Law in Historical Perspective, pp.126-153 (http://www.research.plymouth.ac.uk/solon/journal/issue%201.2/Bryan%20final.pdf)

Bryan, I. and Wallbank, J., "The Lore of Sexual Difference in Social and Legal Discourse on 'Date Rape'", (2004) 15(2) Law and Critique, pp.183-206 (http://www.springerlink.com/index/R1WT6181V1P8V67.pdf)

Bryan, I., "Equality and Freedom from Discrimination: Article 13 EU Treaty", (2002) 24(2) Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, pp.223-38 (http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/ftinterface~db=all~content=a713775422~fulltext=713240930)

Bryan, I. and Salter, M., "War Crimes Prosecutors and Intelligence Agencies: The Case for Assessing Their Collaboration", (2001) 16(3) Intelligence and National Security, pp.93-120 (http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/routledg/int/2001/00000016/00000003/art00005?crawler=true)

Bryan, I. and Rowe, P., "The Role of Evidence in War Crimes Trials: The Common Law and the Yugoslav Tribunal", (2000) 2 Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law, pp.307-323 (http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayFulltext?type=1&fid=4044748&jid=YHL&volumeId=2&issueId=-1&aid=4044740)

Bryan, I., "Suffering Offence: The Place, Function and Future of the Blasphemy Laws Revisited", (1999) 4(3) Journal of Civil Liberties, pp.332-362 (http://heinonline.org/HOL/Page?handle=hein.journals/jcivl4&div=39&g_sent=1&collection=journals)

Bryan, I., "Shifting Images: Police-Suspect Encounters During Custodial Interrogations", (1997) 17(2) Legal Studies, pp.215-333 (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1748-121X.1997.tb00405.x/abstract)

Conferences/Symposia/Presentations/Talks

?Hans Keslen and the Natural Law Tradition: An International, Interdisciplinary Workshop', Conference, September 2013, Edge Hill University, supported by the Austrian Cultural Forum (http://www.acflondon.org/), Co-Organiser (http://ivronlineblog.wordpress.com/2013/07/17/kelsen_edgehill/)

?Wolff, Kelsen and a Law of Nations', presented at ?Hans Keslen and the Natural Law Tradition: An International, Interdisciplinary Workshop', Conference, September 2013, Edge Hill (http://ivronlineblog.wordpress.com/2013/07/17/kelsen_edgehill/)

'The Jurist and the International Legal Order', presented at Friend or Foe? The Contemporary Relevance of Carl Schmitt, Conference, 16-19/06/13, University of Helsinki, Finland - Invited Speaker (http://www.helsinki.fi/katti/foundations/events/Schmitt.html)

Seminar on 'Hate Crime' - Law School, Centre for Law and Society, Dynamics of Memories, Lancaster University - Speaker: Dr P Iganski; Invited Commentator: Dr I Bryan, 01/02/13 (http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/law//event/4296/)

Hans Kelsen and Max Weber: Convergencies and Divergencies in Conceptions of the Juridico-Political, 10-13/07/12, Edge Hill, Co-Organiser (http://ivronline.org/site/events)

Bryan, I. (with Langford, P.), 'Between Political Philosophy and Politcal Science: Hans Kelsen and Democracy', Hans Kelsen and Max Weber: Convergencies and Divergencies in Conceptions of the Juridico-Political, 13/07/12 (http://ivronline.org/site/events)

Bryan, I. (with Lanford, P.), 'Hans Kelsen's Notion of Imputation and its Ethico-Political Limits', Hans Kelsen and Max Weber: Convergencies and Divergencies in Conceptions of the Juridico-Political, 12/07/12 (http://ivronline.org/site/events)

Bryan, I. (with Lanford, P.), 'Beyond the Dogma of the State: Kelsen and the Primacy of International Law', Hans Kelsen and Max Weber: Convergencies and Divergencies in Conceptions of the Juridico-Political, 12/07/12 (http://ivronline.org/site/events)

Bryan, I. (with Lanford, P.), 'From the Theological to the Juridico-Political: Convergence and Divergence in Hans Kelsen and Max Weber', Hans Kelsen and Max Weber: Convergencies and Divergencies in Conceptions of the Juridico-Political, 11/07/12 (http://ivronline.org/site/events)

Bryan, I., 'European Democracy, State Sovereignty and Non-Nationals', Invited Paper, What's the Big Deal about Democracy?, Third international Interdisciplinary Conference - Centre for Applied Philosophy, Politics and Ethics - University of Brighton, 08-10/09/08 (http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/research/cappe/conferences/conferences/whats-the-big-deal-about-democracy)

Law, Religion and Culture: Interdisciplinary Symposium, supported by Lancaster University's Centre for Law and Society, Co-Organised with Dr S Beresford, hosted at Lancaster University, 14/09/07
(http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/law/event/1875); (http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/centres/lawandsociety/event1875/)

Bryan, I., 'Presumptions, Burdens and Standards of Proof', Invited Paper, Working Group on Legal Presumptions, St Hugh's College, Oxford University, 19-20/07/03

Bryan, I., 'Injury to Feelings: Insult, Public Order and Human Rights', Invited Paper, Annual Hate Crimes Conference, Galleries of Justice, Nottingham, 21-22/02/02

Bryan, I., 'Taking Offence: Wounding Words and Criminal Culpability', Invited Paper, Crime, Culture and Control Colloquium, Cumberland Lodge, Great Park, Windsor, Berkshire, 21-32/09/01

Bryan, I., 'Methods and Functions of English Criminal Law: A Prologue', Faculty of Law, University of Trier, Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft, Universitat Trier, Germany, 23-27/04/01

Bryan, I., 'Criminal Law and Criminal Justice', Faculty of Law, University of Trier, Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft, Universitat Trier, Germany, 23-27/04/01

Bryan, I., Police Powers and Suspects' Rights', Faculty of Law, University of Trier, Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft, Universitat Trier, Germany, 23-27/04/01

Bryan, I., 'Custodial Interrogation', Faculty of Law, University of Trier, Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft, Universitat Trier, Germany, 23-27/04/01

Bryan, I., 'The Right to Silence in English Law', Faculty of Law, University of Trier, Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft, Universitat Trier, Germany, 23-27/04/01

Bryan, I., 'The Exclusion of Evidence', Faculty of Law, University of Trier, Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft, Universitat Trier, Germany, 23-27/04/01

Bryan, I., 'The Conduct Element in English Criminal Law', Faculty of Law, University of Trier, Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft, Universitat Trier, Germany, 23-27/04/01

Bryan, I., 'Causation and Liability for Omissions', Faculty of Law, University of Trier, Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft, Universitat Trier, Germany, 23-27/04/01

Bryan, I., 'Freedom of Speech and the Criminalisation of Offensive Words', Faculty of Law, University of Trier, Fachbereich Rechtswissenschaft, Universitat Trier, Germany, 23-27/04/01

Bryan, I., 'Privileging Christian Sensibilities', Invited Paper, The Second International Forum on Diversity within Unity: Culture, Conflict and Belonging, Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford, 02-05/08/01

Bryan, I., 'The English Law of Blasphemy, Public Order and Human Rights', Invited Paper, Socio-Legal Studies Association Annual Conference, Queen's University, Belfast, 26-28/04/00

Bryan, I., 'Assessing Police-Suspect Encounters and Police Interviewing Techniques', Invited Paper, The Law Forum, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 29/10/95

Research Supervision

'Drug-Use Dependency: Policy, Regulation and Treatment'

'European Criminal Justice: Judicial Harmonisation Processes in Italy and England and Wales'

'The New Retributism in Europe'

'Mental Disorder and the Criminal Law'

'Police Civil and Criminal Liability'

'New Reproductive Technologies: Parenthood as Social Right'

2013

Hans Kelsen's concept of normative imputation

Langford, P. & Bryan, I. 2013 In: Ratio Juris. 26, 1, p. 85-110 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2012

Hans Kelsen's Theory of Legal Monism: A Critical Engagement with the Emerging Legal Order of the 1920's

Langford, P. & Bryan, I. 2012 In: Journal of the History of International Law. 14, 1, p. 51-86 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2011

The lawful detention of unauthorised aliens under the European system for the protection of human rights.

Bryan, I. & Langford, P. 2011 In: Nordic Journal of International Law. 80, 2, p. 193-218 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2010

Impediments to the expulsion of non-nationals: substance and coherence in procedural protection under the European Convention on human rights

Bryan, I. & Langford, P. 2010 In: Nordic Journal of International Law. 79, 4, p. 457-479 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2007

Unpalatable in word or deed: hostility, difference and free expression.

Bryan, I. 2007 In: Crimes and Misdemeanours: Deviance and the Law in Historical Perspective. 1, 2, p. 126-153 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2004

The Lore of Sexual Difference in Social & Legal Discourse on 'Date Rape'.

Bryan, I. & Wallbank, J. 05/2004 In: Law and Critique. 15, 2, p. 183-206 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2002

Equality and Freedom from Discrimination: Article 13 EU Treaty.

Bryan, I. 05/2002 In: Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law. 24, 2, p. 223-238 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2001

War Crimes Prosecutors and Intelligence Agencies: The case for Assessing their Collaboration.

Bryan, I. & Salter, M. 1/10/2001 In: Intelligence and National Security. 16, 3, p. 93-120 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

2000

The role of evidence in war crimes trials: the common law and the Yugoslav tribunal.

Bryan, I. & Rowe, P. 2000 In: Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law. 2, p. 307-323 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

1999

Suffering Offence: The Place, Function and Future of the Blasphemy Laws Revisited.

Bryan, I. 1999 In: Journal of Civil Liberties. 4, 3, p. 332-362 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

1997

Shifting Images: Police-Suspect Encounters During Custodial Interrogations.

Bryan, I. 07/1997 In: Legal Studies. 17, 2, p. 215-333 119 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

Interrogation and Confession: A Study of Progress, Process and Practice.

Bryan, I. 1997 Dartmouth Publishing Co Ltd. 338 p.

Research output: Book/Report/ProceedingsBook

  • Law, Religion & Culture Symposium

    17/09/2007
    The first Law, Religion & Culture Interdisciplinary Symposium was held at Lancaster University Law School on Friday 14th September, and was a great success.Around 30people heard an extremely diver ... Read more»
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