Dr Horan is a Senior Lecturer in the University of Melbourne’s Law School and member of the Victorian Bar (academic).
Dr Horan is one of the leading jury researchers in Australia, with experience conducting field research and experimental studies and was the first academic researcher to be given access to Victorian jurors. She is the co-author of the report; Goodman-Delahunty, J., Tait, D., Pratley, J., Clough, J., Horan, J., Ogloff, J. R. P., & Brewer, N. (2007). Practices, policies and procedures that influence juror satisfaction in Australia. Australian Institute of Criminology Research and Public Policy Series. Dr Horan is also the Lead Investigator in two Australian Research Council Linkage projects on Juries and Expert Evidence. This project has been given rare access to interview jurors in three Australian states about expert evidence and the results will be published in 2013.
Dr Horan has taught trial practice and advocacy to law students, practitioners and experts as part of their continuing education at the Australian Advocacy Institute, the University of Melbourne, Monash University, the Leo Cussen Institute, the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons and the Victorian Bar Readers Course.
Prior to becoming an academic ten years ago, Jacqueline has worked for organisations such as the Victorian Legal Profession Tribunal and the Medical Practitioners Board of Victoria, the Supreme Court of Victoria (as Associate to the Honourable Mr Justice Sir James Gobbo AC) and Mallesons Stephen Jaques.