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.
Francine Ryan, Lecturer in Law and member of the Open Justice team at The Open University Law School, focuses on the importance of Pro Bono advice to support members of the public who cannot afford to pay legal fees, and how to engage more law students into delivering this advice.
Emma Jones, Lecturer in Law and member of the Open Justice team at The Open University Law School, shares her thoughts on the key differences between studying the law, to applying it in an actual legal role.
Our Open Justice Centre is utilising digital technology with a new ‘virtual’ law clinic offering supervised free online advice to members of the public, as well as a virtual reality app to aid the presentation skills of our students.