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Welcome to our blog, providing a platform to showcase the wide variety of research, knowledge exchange and teaching activities that contribute to the life of the OU Law School.

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Please note that views expressed in these blog posts are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views or opinions of the OU Law School. 


Reflections on the Annual Association of Law Teachers Conference: Learning, Networking, and Coastal Charms

A blog post by Carol Edwards reflecting on attending The Annual Association of Law Teachers Conference which is an opportunity to meet other likeminded individuals and discuss all things legal pedagogical. 

4th June 2024

The North Ignites a New Community of Learning and Social Justice

The Law school Student Experience team rose to the challenge of delivering the Student conference in Manchester.

16th May 2024

TMA Extensions: myth busting, triage, and the effective use of the EAID at TMA01

 A blog by Dr. Wannette Van Eg Dom-Tuinstra and Bryony Gilbert which discusses the effectiveness of a triage system when supporting students in order to identify the underlying issues and put support in place. 

17th May 2024

The web of imposter moments

Carol Edwards, Senior Lecturer within the Law School, explores the subject of imposter syndrome or imposterism in her latest blog.

15th May 2024

Mini Pupillage - first step to a career at the Bar

A brief view from a week of mini pupillage as a final year Law Student  Abi Ryan, hopes to progress onto a career at the Bar.

7th May 2024

How to succeed: Level 1 and Level 2 Law Conferences 23/24 Our long-awaited BELFAST day

This is Rosie Watson's blog about her experience of hosting the Student Conference in Belfast with a wonderful team of academics, associate lecturers and lecturer/SEMs

30th April 2024

Applying legal theories about interpretation and judicial decision-making to the use of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) in professional football.

Fred Motson talks about how legal theories of decision-making might apply to the controversial Video Assistant Referee (VAR) systems; combining two of his biggest interests in life.

22nd April 2024
Edinburgh Law conference

2024 Law Undergraduate Student Conferences - What happened in Edinburgh

Grace Allen talks about the 2024 undergraduate law conferences across all four nations - How to succeed: Level 1 and Level 2 Law Conferences and the positive impact it had on students and academic staff.

16th April 2024
women and child

Juggling study as a military wife

Law student Chelsea began with an access module to see if she could juggle looking after a child and studying. She never expected to love studying as much as she does. Now she's in the third year of her Law degree with a goal of becoming a barrister.

5th April 2024
picture representing marriage and covid-19

Is it preferable to have, or not to have, law?

In this post, Fred Motson and Stephanie Pywell outline their empirical work exploring how people professionally involved in weddings and other couples ceremonies behaved and felt when lockdown ended.

25th March 2024

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