Miss Ann Lyon
Profiles

Miss Ann Lyon

Lecturer in Law

School of Law, Criminology and Government (Faculty of Business)

Role

Lecturer in Law 

Qualifications

BA(Hons) History, Newcastle on Tyne

MA Medieval Studies, York

MPhil Archaeology, Durham

Solicitor

Professional membership

Convenor, Society of Legal Scholars Public Law Section

Law Society

United States Judge Advocates Association

Society of Legal Scholars 
Welsh Legal History Society
Selden Society (legal history)
International Society for Military Law and the Law of War
Constitutional Law Association

Teaching interests

Constitutional & Administrative Law

Employment Law (undergraduate)

Employment Law (LPC)

Research interests

Constitutional & Administrative Law

Military Law 

Constitutional History

‘The English Parliament” in The Edinburgh Companion to the History of Democracy, ed. Benjamin Isakhan and Stephen Stockwell, Edinburgh University Press 2012

Constitutional History of the United Kingdom, Cavendish, 2003

Briefcase on Constitutional and Administrative Law, 4th edition, Cavendish Publishing, 2004 (with David Herling).

Articles on ‘Common Law’ and ‘Treason’ in International Encyclopaedia of Legal History, OUP New York 2009.

‘The place of women in medieval royal succession,’ Liverpool Law Review 2007, Issue 3.

‘The Prince and the Duchess: the Honours of the Royal Family – an unconsidered area of the Royal Prerogative,’ Liverpool Law Review 2006, Issue 3.

‘Two Swords and Two Standards,’ Criminal Law Review November 2005 pp.80-63.

‘Closing a Can of Worms: the Story Continues’, Wales Journal of Law and Policy (2003), vol.3 issue 2, 207-22.

‘From Dafydd ap Gruffydd to Lord Haw-Haw: the concept of allegiance in the law of treason’, Cambrian Law Review, July 2003 (conference paper given at British Legal History Association Conference 2001).

Casenote on Kane v New Forest District Council [2001] EWCA Civ 878, Wales Law Journal (2002)

‘Closing a can of worms’, (2001) Wales Law Journal 413

‘An exercise in press hysteria; the Titles Deprivation Act 1917’, Liverpool Law Review 2001

‘Judicial Review and the Voluntary Sector’, The Voluntary Sector, the State and the Law, ed. Alison Dunn, Hart Publishing 2000 (paper given at Newcastle University Conference ‘The Voluntary Sector, the State and the Law, March 1998).

‘Not quite a Gentleman: the case of Lieutenant-Colonel Keith Pople’, Journal of Conflict and Security Law 2000

‘Modernising the Monarchy; or throwing the Baby out with the Bath Water: A critique of the Demos Report’, Anglo-American Law Review 2000

‘For He is an English Man: The unforeseen consequences of Princess Sophia’s Naturalisation Act 1705’, Statute Law Review, col. 20 1999, pp.174-84

‘Composing the death of the Queen’s Consort: would it be high treason?’ (1999) Nottingham Law Journal 34 (with Michael Gunn)

‘Tommy this and Tommy that, and Tommy wait outside’ (1999) NLJ 465

‘After Findlay: a consideration of some aspects of the military justice system’, (1998) Crim. LR 109, reprinted in Evolving Military Justice, ed. Eugene R. Fidell and Dwight H. Sullivan, U.S. Naval Institute Press 2002

‘Changes to the Legal Aid System and increasing access to justice: were the Conservative Government’s proposals for changes to the Legal Aid Scheme either necessary or constructive?’ (1998) Contemporary Issues in Law 30

‘Negligence and the field of battle’ (1997) NLJ 46 and 104

Article on ‘Treason’ in Encyclopaedia of Legal History, OUP New York 2006.

‘The Prince and the Duchess: the Honours of the Royal Family – an unconsidered area of the Royal Prerogative,’ Liverpool Law Review 2006, Issue 3.

‘The place of women in medieval royal succession,’ Liverpool Law Review 2007, Issue 3.

Conference Papers:

‘Patterns in Court-Martial Sentencing for Civilian Offences’, University of Strathclyde conference Sentencing and Society, 24 - 26 June 1999.

‘An exercise in press hysteria: the Titles Deprivation Act 1917’, SPTL Conference 1999

‘Court-Martial Sentencing for Civilian Offences in the United Kingdom’, Inter-Universities Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, Baltimore, USA, 22 - 24 October 1999.

‘Women and the royal succession’, SPTL Conference 2002

‘The place of women in medieval royal succession,’ British and Irish Legal History Conference, Dublin 2003

‘The mad heir apparent and the Spanish succession; the case of the Infante Don Carlos,’ SLS Conference, Legal History Section, September 2007

‘Full Fathom Five Thy Father Lies: the case of R (on the application of Fogg and Ledgard) v Secretary of State for Defence [2006] EWCA Civ 1270,’ SLS Conference, Public Law Section, September 2008

'The Unwritten Constitution of the UK and the European Constitution,' Royal Flemish Academy, Brussels,  December 2008

‘The enemy in our midst: the legal reaction to German spies in Britain, 1914-15,’ SLS Public Law Section, September 2009