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OU Law academics publish, broadcast and act as consultants on a wide range of legal themes including:

  • asylum law
  • criminal law and procedure
  • criminal responsibility
  • critical legal theory
  • equity
  • ethics
  • European Union law
  • human rights
  • international law
  • law and neuroscience
  • law and religion
  • law, technology and blockchains
  • legal biography
  • legal education
  • legal history
  • legal theory
  • property law
  • sports law
  • trusts

Read about some of our research highlights.

Research Clusters

The Law School has established a number of research clusters in which these themes are explored. We attract active research staff of the highest calibre, encourage mentoring and development of colleagues’ research capabilities, and offer exciting research opportunities for full-time and part-time students who join our vibrant and growing Research Degrees Programme.

Research projects

Law School staff are involved with a number of research projects throughout the year. Find out more about current projects by clicking on the links below.

Informal Learning

We are also engaged in several informal learning activities to increase public understanding of law related issues and access to legal knowledge.

Upcoming Events

Nov 26

The Futures of Legal Education and Practice Annual Conference 2019

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 10:00 to 16:30

Michael Young Building, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA

Contact: Emma Jones

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