Ivana Bacik
Associate Professor, Law

Biography

Ivana Bacik LLB LLM (LOND), F.T.C.D., Barrister-at-Law. Ivana Bacik is the Reid Professor of Criminal Law, Criminology and Penology (1996). She has a Law degree from Trinity College Dublin and an LL.M. from the London School of Economics. She practises as a barrister, and teaches courses in Criminal law; Criminology; and Penology at Trinity. She is also a Senator for Dublin University. Her research interests include criminal law and criminology, constitutional law, feminist theories and law, human rights and equality issues in law.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

A Feminist Review of the Law on Abortion in, editor(s)Fischer, C. and McAuliffe, M. , Irish Feminisms: Past, Present and Future, Dublin, Arlen House, 2015, pp147 - 168, [Bacik, I.] Book Chapter, 2015

Bacik, I., History of Abortion Law in Ireland: Prospects for Change, Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland, 20, (2), 2014, p75 - 81 Journal Article, 2014

Bacik, I., 'Legislating for Article 40.3.3' , Irish Journal of Legal Studies , 3, (3), 2013, p18 - 35 Journal Article, 2013

Bacik, I., 'The Irish Constitution and Gender Politics: Developments in the Law on Abortion' , Irish Political Studies , 28(3), (2013), 2013, p380 - 398 Journal Article, 2013

Bacik, I., Derek Dunne, Judicial Review of Criminal Proceedings , Review of Derek Dunne, Judicial Review of Criminal Proceedings , by Derek Dunne , Irish Jurist , 49, (2013), 2013, p242-3 Review, 2013

'The Politics of Sexual Difference: The Enduring Influence of the Catholic Church' in, editor(s)Giffney, N. and Shildrick, M. (eds) , Theory on the Edge: Irish Studies and the Politics of Sexual Difference., England, Palgrave MacMillan, 2013, pp17 - 28, [Bacik, I.] Book Chapter, 2013

Bacik, I. and Heffernan, L. (eds), Criminal Law and Procedure Review 2, Dublin, First Law, 2012 Book, 2012

Bacik, I. and Heffernan, L. (eds), Criminal Law and Procedure Review, Dublin, First Law, 2011 Book, 2011

I.C. Bacik and L. Heffernan, Criminal Law and Procedure: Current Issues and Emerging Trends, Dublin, First Law, 2009, 1 - 178pp Book, 2009

Recent Developments in the Law on Search Warrants in, editor(s)Bacik, Ivana and Heffernan, Liz , Criminal Law and Procedure: Current Issues and Emerging Trends, Dublin, First Law, 2009, pp35 - 52, [Bacik, Ivana] Book Chapter, 2009

Future Directions for the Constitution in, editor(s)Doyle, Oran and Carolan, Eoin , The Irish Constitution: Governance and Values, Dublin, Thomson Roundhall , 2008, pp135 - 146, [Bacik, Ivana] Book Chapter, 2008

Bacik, Ivana, Breaking the Language Barrier: Access to Justice in New Ireland, Judicial Studies Institute Journal, 2, 2007, p109- Journal Article, 2007

E. Drew and I. Bacik, Struggling with Juggling: Gender and Work/Life Balance in the Legal Professions, Women's Studies International Forum, 29, (2), 2006, p136 - 146 Journal Article, 2006 URL DOI

'Law in a Republic' in, editor(s)Jones, M. (ed) , The Republic: Essays from the Thomas Davis Lecture Series., Dublin, Mercier Press, 2005, pp102 - 118, [Bacik, I.] Book Chapter, 2005

'Immigration and Citizenship Law: Implications of the Referendum Proposal' in, editor(s)Trinity College Law School , The Citizenship Referendum: Implications for the Constitution and Human Rights, Dublin, TCD Law School, 2004, pp34 - 47, [Bacik, I.] Book Chapter, 2004

Criminal Law in, editor(s)Kilkelly, U. , ECHR and Irish Law, Bristol, Jordan Publishing, 2004, pp151 - 180, [Bacik, I.] Book Chapter, 2004

Bacik, I., Kicking and Screaming: Dragging Ireland into the Twenty-First Century, Dublin, O'Brien Press, 2004, 256pp Book, 2004

Bacik, I., 'Gender InJustice - Women Lawyers' , Bar Review, 8, (6), 2003, p260 - 262 Journal Article, 2003

Ivana Bacik, Cathryn Costello and Eileen Drew, Gender inJustice: feminising the legal professions, Dublin, Trinity College Dublin. Law School, 2003, 1 - 431pp Book, 2003

Ivana Bacik, Cathryn Costello, Eileen Drew, Gender inJustice: feminising the legal professions, Dublin, Law School, Trinity College, 2003, 1 - 431pp Book, 2003 TARA - Full Text

Bacik, I., Free Speech, the Common Good and the Rights Debate, Republic, 2003 Journal Article, 2003

Bacik, I., Costello, C. and Drew, E., Gender In Justice, Trinity College Law School, 2003 Book, 2003

'Feminism', Lalor, B., Encyclopaedia of Ireland, Dublin, Gill & Macmillan, 2003, [Bacik, I.] Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, 2003

'Harassment' in, editor(s)Costello, C. and Barry, E. (eds) , Equality in Diversity: the New Equality Directives, Dublin, Irish Centre for European Law, 2003, [Bacik, I.] Book Chapter, 2003

Bacik, I. and Costello, C., 'Women in Law in Ireland' , Bar Review, 7, (4), 2002, p4 - 5 Journal Article, 2002

Bacik, I., '"If it Ain't Broke?" A Critical View of the Law Reform Commission Consultation Paper on Homicide: Mental Element in Murder' , Irish Criminal Law Journal, 12, 2002, p6 - 9 Journal Article, 2002

The Practice of Sentencing in the Irish Courts in, editor(s)O'Mahony, P. (ed) , Criminal Justice in Ireland, Dublin, IPA, 2002, [Bacik, I.] Book Chapter, 2002

Women and the Criminal Justice System in, editor(s)O'Mahony, P. (ed) , Criminal Justice in Ireland, Dublin, IPA, 2002, [Bacik, I.] Book Chapter, 2002

Bacik, I., 'Case and Comment: DPP v. Finn' , Irish Criminal Law Journal, 11, 2001, p22- Journal Article, 2001

'Sentencing Practice in Ireland: A Focus on the Concepts of Minimum and Mandatory Sentencing' in, editor(s)Binchy, W. and Sarkin, J. (eds) , Human Rights, the Citizen and the State: South African and Irish Approaches. , Dublin, Round Hall, 2001, [Bacik, I.] Book Chapter, 2001

Bacik, I., 'Incorporation of the European Convention on Human Rights - What Effect will it have on Innocence, Silence and Legal Representation in Irish Criminal Law?' , Irish Criminal Law Journal, 11, 2001, p14 - 17 Journal Article, 2001

Bacik, I., 'Harassment' , Employment Law Today, 1, 2001, p32 - 42 Journal Article, 2001

Bacik, I. and Livingstone, S., Towards a Culture of Human Rights in Ireland, Cork University Press, 2001 Book, 2001

Bacik, I., The Sex Offenders Bill 2000, Bar Review, 5, (7), 2000, p387 - 390 Journal Article, 2000

Bacik, I. and Baxter, M., 'Reflections on the Operation of the Bail Act 1997' , Practice and Procedure, 2, (3), 2000, p3 - 5 Journal Article, 2000

Bacik, I., 'Law Reform Commission Consultation Paper on Homicide: the Mental Element in Murder' , Dublin University Law Journal, 22, 2000, p264 - 269 Journal Article, 2000

Bacik, I., 'The Sex Offenders Bill 2000' , Bar Review, 5, (7), 2000, p387 - 390 Journal Article, 2000

Bacik, I., Rape and the Law: the Quest for a Best-Practice Rape Law Model, Irish Journal of Feminist Studies, 4, 2000, p17 - 30 Journal Article, 2000

Bacik, I., Consistent Sentencing?, Studies, 38, 1999, p164 - 174 Journal Article, 1999

Bacik, I., O'Connell, M. (eds), Crime and Poverty in Ireland,, Dublin, Round Hall, 1998 Book, 1998

Bacik, I., Maunsell, C. and Gogan, S., The Legal Process and Victims of Rape,, Dublin, Rape Crisis Centre, 1998 Book, 1998

'Legal Status of Pupils in the European Union: The Situation in Ireland' in, editor(s)De Groof, J. and Penneman, H. (eds) , The Legal Status of Pupils in Europe, London, Kluwer International, 1998, [Bacik, I.] Book Chapter, 1998

Bacik, I., 'Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act, 1997', Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated, 1997, p26-01 - 26-08 Journal Article, 1997

Bacik, I., 'Abortion: Conflicting Rights, Duties and Arguments' , Medico-Legal Journal of Ireland, 3, 1997, p83 - 84 Journal Article, 1997

'Combating Discrimination: the affirmative action approach' in, editor(s)Byrne, R. and Duncan, W. (eds) , , Developments in Discrimination Law in Ireland and Europe, Dublin, Irish Centre for European Law, 1997, [Bacik, I.] Book Chapter, 1997

Bacik, I., 'The Bail Act 1997' , Practice and Procedure, 3, 1997, p7 - 9 Journal Article, 1997

Bacik, I., Kingston, J. and Whelan, A., Abortion and the Law, Dublin, Round Hall/Sweet & Maxwell, 1997 Book, 1997

Bacik, I., Kelly, A., O'Connell, M. and Sinclair, H., Crime and Poverty in Dublin: an analysis of the association between community deprivation, District Court appearance and sentence severity, Irish Criminal Law Journal, 7, 1997, p104 - 133 Journal Article, 1997

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Legislative Developments in Criminal Law and Procedure' in, editor(s)Bacik, I. and Prendergast, D. , Criminal Law and Practice Review, Dublin, Clarus Press, 2014, pp45 - 56, [Bacik, I.] Book Chapter, 2014

Reconstructive Potential in the Constitutional Convention in, editor(s)Dorgan, Theo , Foundation Stone: Notes Towards a Constitution for a 21st Century Republic, Dublin, New Island, 2014, pp42 - 65, [Bacik] Book Chapter, 2014

Bacik, I., 'Legislative Structures for Hospital Governance - Current Issues' , Administration, 62, 2014, p29 - 40 Journal Article, 2014

Bacik, I. and Prendergast, D. (eds), Criminal Law and Practice Review, Dublin, Clarus Press, 2014, 1 - 166pp Book, 2014

Bacik, Varieties of Democracy, Dublin, University of Gothenburg, 2013 Report, 2013

Drew, Bacik, Coen, Report on Fundamental Rights Protection in Ireland, Dublin, EU Fundamental Rights Agency, 2012 Report, 2012

Valiulis, Redmond, Bacik, Rogan, Woods, O'Driscoll, Brooke Hughes, Interdisciplinary Report on Prostitution in Ireland, Dublin, Irish Human Rights Commission, April, 2009, 1, 260 Report, 2009

Bacik, Ivana; Heffernan, Liz; Brazil, Trish and Woods, Report on Services and Legislation Providing Support for Victims of Crime, Dublin, Department of Justice, Equality and Law Reform, 2007 Report, 2007

Bacik, Ivana, Report on Prostitution and Human Rights, Dublin, Irish Human Rights Commission, Centre for Gender and Women's Studies, Trinity Colllege Dublin, 2007 Report, 2007

Bacik, Heffernan, Brazil, Woods, Report on Services and Legislation Providing Support for Victims of Crime, 2007 Working Paper, 2007

Bacik, I., 'Gender InJustice' , Law Society Gazette, 98, (6), 2004, p16 - 16 Journal Article, 2004

Research Expertise

Description

Criminal Law, Criminology, Constitutional law, Equality and Human Rights law, Feminist Theory and Law

Projects

  • Title
    • Varieties of Democracy
  • Summary
    • An international multi-disciplinary research project aimed at constructing a global index of democracy and governance
  • Funding Agency
    • University of Gothenburg/Swedish government
  • Date From
    • October 2013
  • Date To
    • December 2013

Keywords

Constitutional Law; Criminal Law; Criminology, Equality and Human Rights law, feminist theory

Recognition

Representations

Editor, Irish Criminal Law Journal 1997 - 2003

Awards and Honours

Trinity College Dublin Entrance Exhibitionship and Sizarship 1985

British Academy Studentship Award to L.S.E. 1990

London School of Economics Bursary & Maintenance Award 1990

Middle Temple Major Benefactors Award 1991

Middle Temple Pupillage Award 1992

Provost's Teaching Award May 2006

Memberships

Member, King's Inns, Dublin, 1994 - present Member, Middle Temple, London, 1992 - present Member, British Society of Criminology, 2003 - present Member, American Society of Criminology, 2004 - present Member, Irish Women Lawyers Association, 2003 - present