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Dr Stephanie Pywell

Profile summary

  • Central Academic Staff
  • Lecturer in Law
  • The Faculty of Business and Law
  • The Open University Law School
  • The Law School
  • stephanie.pywell

Professional biography

Stephanie Pywell has a BA (Open) in science, maths, economics and statistics, a First Class Honours LLB from the University of Hertfordshire and a PhD for which the examiners were from the University of Oxford, the University of Nottingham and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

She worked in the Academic Team at ILEX Tutorial College (now CILEx Law School) for six years before becoming a freelance academic author, tutor and editor.

Stephanie joined The Open University Law School in November 2013, became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in August 2014, and was awarded Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in June 2017.

Research interests

Stephanie's PhD was entitled 'Compensation for Vaccine Damage'.

Her current research interests are aspects of neurolaw and the content of civil marriage ceremonies.

Teaching interests

Stephanie's main teaching interests are the English legal system and criminal law.

Publications

Bridging the gap: online materials to equip graduate entrants to a law degree with essential subject knowledge and skills (2017)
Pywell, Stephanie
The Law Teacher ((Early Access))
Live or Let Die? The Court of Protection's Ground-Breaking Decision in M. v. N. (by her litigation friend, the Official Solicitor) and others [2015] EWCOP 76 (Fam.) (2016-08)
Pywell, Stephanie
Journal of Medical Law and Ethics, 4(2) (pp. 143-152)
The reasonable robot (2016-05-27)
Pywell, Stephanie
New Law Journal, 166(7700) (pp. 19-20)
PP v Health Service Executive [2014] IEHC 622: The High Court of Ireland (Divisional Court): Kearns P, Baker, Costello JJ: 26 December 2014 (2015-06)
Pywell, Stephanie
Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, 4(2) (pp. 327-328)
Dimitrova v Bulgaria: Application no 15452/07: European Court of Human Rights (Fourth Section); Raimondi (President); Hirvelä, Bianku, Tsotsoria, Mahoney, Wojtyczek, JJ; Panova, ad hoc judge: 10 February 2015 (2015)
Pywell, Stephanie
Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, 4(3) (pp. 542-543)
The Influence of Catholic Doctrine on Medical Law when X’s Life Poses a Threat to Y’s Life (2015)
Pywell, Stephanie
Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, 4(3) (pp. 520-525)
Disentangling the law (2013-08)
Pywell, Stephanie
CILEx Journal (pp. 30-31)
Untangling the law (2013-03-22)
Pywell, Stephanie
New Law Journal, 163(7553) (pp. 321-322)
The Vaccine Damage Payment Scheme: a proposal for radical reform (2002)
Pywell, Stephanie
Journal of Social Security Law, 9(2) (pp. 73-93)
A critical review of the recent and impending changes to the law of statutory compensation for vaccine damage (2000-12)
Pywell, Stephanie
Journal of Personal Injury Litigation, 2000(4) (pp. 246-256)
Reasonable diligence or unreasonable judicial expectations? The effect on lenders of section 32(1)(b) of the Limitation Act 1980 (2000-05)
Pywell, Stephanie
Conveyancer and Property Lawyer (pp. 261-267)
Vaccination and other altruistic medical treatments: should autonomy or communitarianism prevail? (2000)
Pywell, Stephanie
Medical Law International, 4(3-4) (pp. 223-243)
The public health risk from passive smoking: why our legislators should act now (1999)
Pywell, Stephanie
Health Care Risk Report, 5(6) (pp. 16-17)
The public health risk from passive smoking: an inadequate patchwork of protection from English law (1998)
Pywell, Stephanie
Health Care Risk Report, 4(10) (pp. 19-21)
Potential legal implications of advances in neuroimaging techniques for the clinical management of patients with disorders of consciousness (2015-08-01)
Pywell, Stephanie
In: Sturma, D.; Honnefelder, L. and Fuchs, M. eds. Jahrbuch für Wissenschaft und Ethik. Band 19 (pp. 115-146)
Publisher : De Gruyter | Published : Berlin
The ethical imperative of ascertaining and respecting the wishes of the minimally conscious patient facing a life-or-death decision. (2015-08)
Catley, Paul and Pywell, Stephanie
In: Sturma, D.; Honnefelder, L. and Fuchs, M. eds. Jahrbuch für Wissenschaft und Ethik. Band 19 (pp. 77-90)
Publisher : De Gruyter | Published : Berlin
Infant vaccination: a conflict of ethical imperatives? (2005-08-26)
Pywell, Stephanie M
In: Garwood-Gowers, Austen; Tingle, John and Wheat, Kay eds. Contemporary Issues in Healthcare Law and Ethics (pp. 213-232)
ISBN : 0-7506-8832-7 | Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
Particular issues of public health: vaccination (2001)
Pywell, Stephanie
In: Martin, Robyn and Johnson, Linda eds. Law and the Public Dimension of Health (pp. 299-327)
ISBN : 1-85941-652-7 | Publisher : Cavendish Publishing | Published : London
Compensation for Vaccine Damage (2001-01-30)
Pywell, Stephanie
PhD thesis University of Hertfordshire