Mooting is commonly offered as a part of the Law School experience. It involves debating a point of law, often in a courtroom setting, using a fictional scenario. Emma Jones, Lecturer in Law and member of the Open Justice team at The Open University Law School, offers expert insight for Lawyer Monthly.
Blockchains have been promoted as a means of conducting peer-to-peer, decentralised networking in a variety of sectors in order to do away with the problem of the ‘middleman’, and help build the economic layer the World Wide Web never truly had.
Data, and its misuse, has become commonplace in the media headlines recently. Anne Wesemann, Lecturer in Law at The Open University Business School takes a look at one recent data privacy storm, and explains the implications on democracy of the unlawful use of personal data.
The Open University Law School’s Open Justice Centre is being funded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) to develop and widen access to training in discrimination and human rights law for charities.