Dr Micheal O'Flynn

  • Senior Lecturer (School of Law)

Biography

Micheál is a Senior Lecturer in Criminal Law. He previously worked at the University of Southampton. His research interests are broadly in the fields of criminal law and evidence, with a particular focus on the law relating to the investigation and prosecution of cybercrime.

Micheál studied law at Trinity College Dublin (LLB), the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LLM), and Queen Mary, University of London (PhD). He is also an Irish qualified Barrister and has been called to the Bar of England and Wales (Inner Temple).

He has worked extensively on projects related to cybercrime and electronic evidence law for a range of national and international organisations such as the UNODC, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Law Commission and Nominet. He is a member of the editorial board of the Computer Law and Security Review.

Research interests

Micheál’s research is in the area of criminal law, evidence and procedure, but he is particularly interested in questions of jurisdiction generated by the Internet and information technology. Recent research projects have addressed various elements of substantive cybercrime law, investigative jurisdiction, and electronic evidence law.

Publications

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Jump to: 2023 | 2021 | 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011
Number of items: 15.

2023

Ó Floinn, M. , Farmer, L. , Hörnle, J. and Ormerod, D. (Eds.) (2023) Transformations in Criminal Jurisdiction: Extraterritoriality and Enforcement. Hart Publishing: Oxford. ISBN 9781509954223

Ó Floinn, M. , Farmer, L. , Hörnle, J. and Ormerod, D. (2023) Introduction. In: Ó Floinn, M., Farmer, L., Hörnle, J. and Ormerod, D. (eds.) Transformations in Criminal Jurisdiction: Extraterritoriality and Enforcement. Hart Publishing: Oxford, pp. 1-14. ISBN 9781509954223

Floinn, M. (2023) Territorialising the extraterritorial: the role of ‘suppression’ conventions. In: Militello, V. and Spena, A. (eds.) The Challenges of Illegal Trafficking in the Mediterranean Area. Springer. (Accepted for Publication)

2021

Taylor, A. and Ó Floinn, M. (2021) Bitcoin burglaries and the Theft Act 1968. Criminal Law Review, 2021(3), pp. 163-190.

2020

Ó Floinn, M. (2020) Public electronic communications network: Chabloz v Crown Prosecution Service. Criminal Law Review, 2020(6), pp. 548-553.

2019

Ó Floinn, M. (2019) Review of the Model Law on Electronic Evidence. Other. Commonwealth Secretariat.

2018

The Law Commission, (2018) Search Warrants [Consultation paper 235]. Other. The Law Commission.

Ó Floinn, M. and Taylor, A. (2018) An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies [background paper for the Judicial College]. Other. ..

The Law Commission, (2018) Abusive and Offensive Online Communications: A Scoping Report. Other. The Law Commission.

2017

Ó Floinn, M. (2017) The concept of idem in the European Courts: extricating the inextricable link in European double jeopardy law. Columbia Journal of European Law, 24, pp. 75-109.

2013

The Law Commission, (2013) Contempt of Court (1): Juror Misconduct and Internet Publications. Report. Other. Stationery Office.

O'Floinn, M. (2013) It wasn't all white light before Prism: law enforcement practices in gathering data abroad, and proposals for further transnational access at the Council of Europe. Computer Law and Security Review, 29(5), pp. 610-615. (doi: 10.1016/j.clsr.2013.07.015)

2012

O'Floinn, M. and Ormerod, D. (2012) Social networking material as criminal evidence. Criminal Law Review, 2012(7), pp. 486-512.

2011

Ó Floinn, M. (2011) Dealing with Domain Names Used in Connection with Criminal Activity. Project Report. Nominet, Oxford.

O'Floinn, M. and Ormerod, D. (2011) Social networking sites, RIPA and criminal investigations. Criminal Law Review, 2011(10), pp. 766-789.

This list was generated on Sun May 26 23:23:42 2024 BST.
Number of items: 15.

Articles

Taylor, A. and Ó Floinn, M. (2021) Bitcoin burglaries and the Theft Act 1968. Criminal Law Review, 2021(3), pp. 163-190.

Ó Floinn, M. (2020) Public electronic communications network: Chabloz v Crown Prosecution Service. Criminal Law Review, 2020(6), pp. 548-553.

Ó Floinn, M. (2017) The concept of idem in the European Courts: extricating the inextricable link in European double jeopardy law. Columbia Journal of European Law, 24, pp. 75-109.

O'Floinn, M. (2013) It wasn't all white light before Prism: law enforcement practices in gathering data abroad, and proposals for further transnational access at the Council of Europe. Computer Law and Security Review, 29(5), pp. 610-615. (doi: 10.1016/j.clsr.2013.07.015)

O'Floinn, M. and Ormerod, D. (2012) Social networking material as criminal evidence. Criminal Law Review, 2012(7), pp. 486-512.

O'Floinn, M. and Ormerod, D. (2011) Social networking sites, RIPA and criminal investigations. Criminal Law Review, 2011(10), pp. 766-789.

Book Sections

Ó Floinn, M. , Farmer, L. , Hörnle, J. and Ormerod, D. (2023) Introduction. In: Ó Floinn, M., Farmer, L., Hörnle, J. and Ormerod, D. (eds.) Transformations in Criminal Jurisdiction: Extraterritoriality and Enforcement. Hart Publishing: Oxford, pp. 1-14. ISBN 9781509954223

Floinn, M. (2023) Territorialising the extraterritorial: the role of ‘suppression’ conventions. In: Militello, V. and Spena, A. (eds.) The Challenges of Illegal Trafficking in the Mediterranean Area. Springer. (Accepted for Publication)

Edited Books

Ó Floinn, M. , Farmer, L. , Hörnle, J. and Ormerod, D. (Eds.) (2023) Transformations in Criminal Jurisdiction: Extraterritoriality and Enforcement. Hart Publishing: Oxford. ISBN 9781509954223

Research Reports or Papers

Ó Floinn, M. (2019) Review of the Model Law on Electronic Evidence. Other. Commonwealth Secretariat.

The Law Commission, (2018) Search Warrants [Consultation paper 235]. Other. The Law Commission.

Ó Floinn, M. and Taylor, A. (2018) An Introduction to Cryptocurrencies [background paper for the Judicial College]. Other. ..

The Law Commission, (2018) Abusive and Offensive Online Communications: A Scoping Report. Other. The Law Commission.

The Law Commission, (2013) Contempt of Court (1): Juror Misconduct and Internet Publications. Report. Other. Stationery Office.

Ó Floinn, M. (2011) Dealing with Domain Names Used in Connection with Criminal Activity. Project Report. Nominet, Oxford.

This list was generated on Sun May 26 23:23:42 2024 BST.

Supervision

Micheál welcomes enquiries from prospective doctoral applicants in his fields of interest.

  • XU, RENYI
    Criminal Law and Artificial Intelligence ---- On The Criminal Attribution of Crimes Involving Artificial Intelligence

Teaching

Micheál is module coordinator for Criminal Law of England and Wales (level 1), and Cybercrime law (level 4) and contributes on a number of other criminal law and evidence modules across the Scots and Common law degrees.