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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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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
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Did Amber Heard commit perjury during Depp v NGN?

Blog post by Nick Joyce where he discusses the very public legal battle of 'Did Amber Heard commit perjury during Depp v NGN?'

27th July 2022

Researching legal histories

Through their work, members of the legal history cluster examine law and its relationship to the larger world of social movements, economic change, politics, and government.

18th July 2022
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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

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