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My Journey through the Justice System

Blog post by Raffaele Esposito on his journey through the justice system; how he has learnt that with arduous work, the right attitude and support, you can achieve anything you set your heart and mind toward.

11th July 2022
Robyn Boreham

Day Dream Believer to Law Degree Achiever

A blog post by Robyn Boreham on how after ten years working in an un-fulfilling job, paired with the sudden pandemic, ignited her motivation to attempt her goal of having a meaningful career in the Law.

4th July 2022

Roe v Wade: The Importance of an Independent Judiciary

In Roe v. Wade in 1973, the Supreme Court ruled with a 7-2 majority that a woman’s right to an abortion is protected by the 14th Amendment of the United States Constitution. This ruling represented a landmark moment in the movement for women’s rights throughout the 20th Century.

28th June 2022

‘Not belonging is a terrible feeling’

How can a distance-learning university encourage students to have a greater sense of belonging to an academic community?

14th June 2022

New head of The Open University’s Law School named

The Open University has recently appointed Hugh McFaul as the new head of its Law School, the largest law school in Europe.

30th May 2022

The Snail that Never Was? 90 years on

How did a snail help establish the principles of the duty of care and the neighbour principle?

26th May 2022

OU to provide skills boost for local communities

The OU will partner with further education providers to provide high-quality, higher and technical education to more local communities across England, backed by £10 million of Government funding.

25th May 2022

Welcome to The Open University Law School’s Blog

Showcasing the wide variety of research, knowledge exchange and teaching activities that contribute to the life of the OU Law School.

25th May 2022

REF 2021 recognises 82% of OU research impact as ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’

These results are a welcome acknowledgement of the impact of OU researchers’ work in transforming lives, shaping policy and tackling critical challenges across the UK's four nations and worldwide.

12th May 2022

BAFTA nominations for two BBC/OU programmes

Two BBC and Open University co-productions have earned BAFTA nominations in the current affairs and factual series categories.

5th May 2022

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