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An Irishman abroad claims prestigious memorial essay prize

Mature student James O’Connor is the 2018 winner of the Tom Bingham Memorial Essay Prize.

26th November 2018
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Welsh Assembly Member backs new calls to regulate online abuse against women following research

Joint research between The Open University and Stirling University has uncovered the extent of online abuse against women. In their forthcoming book ‘Online Misogyny as a Hate Crime: A Challenge for (Legal) Regulation’ Dr Kim Barker and Dr Olga Jurasz call for greater legal recognition of the problem and how abuse online is tackled.

23rd November 2018
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Open sesame! Street law pioneer from America passes on his expertise

OU Law School students came from far and wide to benefit from an intensive weekend residential masterclass in street law from one of its gurus.

16th November 2018
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The best in Europe – now for global domination!

A recent Law School graduate is the ‘best in Europe’ in the world’s leading academic awards programme that recognises innovation and excellence at undergraduate level.

9th November 2018

Level 1 Law now an option for prison learners

Starting this October, students in secure environments have the opportunity to study level 1 Law with The Open University Law School.

5th November 2018
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Law Clinic is shortlisted for prestigious pro bono awards

The Open Justice Centre’s Law Clinic, which offers free online legal advice led by OU students supervised by qualified solicitors, has been shortlisted in the LawWorks Annual Pro Bono Awards.

31st October 2018

It’s six of the best from the Open Justice Centre

Six Law students have received an Open Justice Award for their contribution to pro bono.

30th October 2018
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Open Justice Centre is improving lives through online learning for the advice sector

The OU Law School’s Open Justice Centre has developed a prototype online learning module in discrimination and human rights law training for charities.

3rd October 2018

The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple: Insight Evenings

Starting on your journey to becoming a Barrister? The Honourable Society of the Inner Temple, one of the four barrister Inns of Court are hosting a series of events across England and Wales for those interested in becoming a barrister.

27th September 2018

6 Top Tips For Answering Problem Questions In Law

In the latest in a series of articles, Emma Jones offers tips on how to approach challenging questions in law to gain relevant information, which includes applying legal principles to specific scenarios and writing clear, logical advice.

3rd August 2018

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