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Emma Engleby

Assistant Professor

Department: Northumbria Law School

Emma Engleby is a Senior Lecturer in Law. Emma’s research interests are in Criminal Evidence, specifically evidence of character and its admissibility. She is working towards a PhD by Publication focussed upon this area.

Emma teaches across a range of topics, including land law, and the law of evidence.

Campus Address

Room 314, City Campus East
Northumbria University
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 8ST

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Evidence of Bad Character in cases of historic youth sexual offending – demonstrating a defunct moral compass or distracting the jury and evading the retrospective effect of the presumption of doli incapax?, Engleby, E., Arthur, R. Dec 2018, In: Child and Family Law Quarterly
  • Homicide in Criminal Law: A Research Companion, Reed, A., Bohlander, M., Wake, N., Engleby, E., Adams, V. 3 Sep 2018
  • Bad Character Evidence in the Criminal Trial: the English Statutory/Common Law Dichotomy--Anglo-Australian Perspectives, Stockdale, M., Smith, E., San Rogue, M. 1 Dec 2016, In: Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • Caveat Amator: Transmission of HIV and the parameters of consent and bad character evidence, Reed, A., Smith, E. 28 Oct 2016, Consent: Domestic and Comparative Perspectives, Abingdon, Taylor & Francis
  • Consent: Domestic and comparative perspectives, Reed, A., Bohlander, M., Wake, N., Smith, E. 28 Oct 2016
  • Bad character evidence as evidence of identity: R v Richardson [2014] EWCA Crim 1785, Stockdale, M., Smith, E. 1 Feb 2015, In: The Journal of Criminal Law
  • The admissibility of similar fact evidence, Stockdale, M., Smith, E. 1 Jun 2015, In: Journal of Professional Negligence
  • General Defences in Criminal Law: Domestic and comparative perspectives, Reed, A., Bohlander, M., Wake, N., Smith, E. Dec 2014
  • Locating complicity: choice, character, participation, dangerousness and the liberal subjectivist, Livings, B., Smith, E. Jun 2013, Participation in crime: domestic, comparative and international perspectives, Farnham, Ashgate

  • Law LLM September 01 2010
  • Law Related Studies Diploma September 01 2007
  • Law LLB September 01 2007
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2015


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