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Four ways Britain could guarantee the right to remain for EU citizens after Brexit

During the second reading of the bill that will give the government the go-ahead to trigger Britain’s exit from the European Union, MPs had a chance to safeguard the rights of EU citizens after Brexit.

10th February 2017
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Mooting success for Open University Law students

The second annual The Times 2TG Moot competition took place last month. Open University Law School students Abigail Scott and Peter Savory won the competition and were presented with a trophy by Lord Thomas, the lord chief justice, at Middle Temple Hall in London.

9th February 2017

Prize-winning postgraduate students on Law modules - 2016

I have enjoyed the intellectual challenge of the LLM and would have no hesitation in recommending it to others.

19th January 2017
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Human Rights Day

Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. The honour the day, The Open University has produced a series of videos with Open University Law School academics exploring various aspects of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights.

13th December 2016
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Tributes to Professor Gary Slapper

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the untimely death of Professor Gary Slapper. Gary was Professor of Law, and the first Head of the Law School at The Open University until 2011.

8th December 2016
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Why EU nationals in Britain are hurrying to get one piece of paper

Britain’s vote to leave the European Union has left many EU citizens currently living in the UK with a question mark over their future. Some believe that paperwork will help secure their fate – and are rushing to prove that they have a permanent right to stay in the UK.

13th September 2016
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18 year old completes OU law degree

At just 18 years old Zahra Alidina has completed her law degree with The Open University making her the youngest person ever to do so.

26th August 2016
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Hope for UK nationals living abroad after Brexit

Britain’s decision to leave the EU has left many of its citizens wondering what their future holds. The situation is particularly worrying for the thousands of British citizens living abroad.

27th July 2016
David Cameron’s shares in an offshore fund were kept secret

How blockchain could be used to make trusts more transparent

The Panama Papers raise important questions as to whether trusts ought to be more open to public scrutiny. Blockchain could provide the answer.

8th April 2016

Meet Caroline Norton: fighting for women’s rights before it was even cool

She didn't even believe in equality, but this Victorian woman's personal struggle against her husband became a matter of national importance.

29th January 2016