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  • Germany's Hidden Bombs Creative commons image Icon Holger Weinandt under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    Germany's Hidden Bombs

    By Professor Annika Mombauer

    There are between 135,000 and 270,000 tons of unexploded bombs from the Second World War remaining in Germany’s soil....

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    06 Oct 2017

  • Germany's Hidden Bombs

    Germany's Hidden Bombs Creative commons image Icon Holger Weinandt under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 06 Oct 2017
    There are between 135,000 and 270,000 tons of unexploded bombs from the Second World War remaining in Germany’s soil. Professor Annika Mombauer looks at the...
  • What is Law? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: olegdudko

    What is Law?

    By Keren Bright, Dr Stephanie Pywell

    Have a passion for law or thinking of studying it? Try out the first step in our series '12 Introductory Steps to Law...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Sep 2017

  • What is Law?

    What is Law? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: olegdudko
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 12 Sep 2017
    Have a passion for law or thinking of studying it? Try out the first step in our series '12 Introductory Steps to Law' to find out more about law and equity....
  • How does a Bill move through Parliament? Creative commons image Icon UK House Of Lords under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    How does a Bill move through Parliament?

    The passage of a Bill through the two houses gives a chance for refining and shaping the eventual legislation - or...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • How does a Bill move through Parliament?

    How does a Bill move through Parliament? Creative commons image Icon UK House Of Lords under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    The passage of a Bill through the two houses gives a chance for refining and shaping the eventual legislation - or rejecting it altogether.
  • What happens when a Bill is drafted? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: UK Government - released under an Open Government licence

    What happens when a Bill is drafted?

    Getting the Bill right is important. If it's going to become part of UK law, it needs to be carefully written - and...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • What happens when a Bill is drafted?

    What happens when a Bill is drafted? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: UK Government - released under an Open Government licence
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Getting the Bill right is important. If it's going to become part of UK law, it needs to be carefully written - and supported.
  • What are the three types of Bill? Creative commons image Icon Amir Rabbanni under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    What are the three types of Bill?

    Laws start their lives as Bills in the Houses of Parliament. Here's a quick guide to the three type of Bill.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Aug 2017

  • What are the three types of Bill?

    What are the three types of Bill? Creative commons image Icon Amir Rabbanni under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Aug 2017
    Laws start their lives as Bills in the Houses of Parliament. Here's a quick guide to the three type of Bill.
  • Could Donald Trump use his pardons to derail the Russian investigation? Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    02 Aug 2017

  • Could Donald Trump use his pardons to derail the Russian investigation?

    Could Donald Trump use his pardons to derail the Russian investigation? Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 02 Aug 2017
    Speculation is rife that Donald Trump may use his power of pardon to close down even the possibility of trials over his family's collusion with Russian...
  • What happens now the government has lost the Brexit court case? Creative commons image Icon Kay Williams under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    What happens now the government has lost the Brexit court case?

    By Fiona de Londras

    Earlier today [Jan 24th], the Supreme Court rejected the government's appeal against a judgement insisting Parliament...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Jan 2017

  • What happens now the government has lost the Brexit court case?

    What happens now the government has lost the Brexit court case? Creative commons image Icon Kay Williams under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Jan 2017
    Earlier today [Jan 24th], the Supreme Court rejected the government's appeal against a judgement insisting Parliament had to vote on triggering Article 50....
  • Remembering Gary Slapper Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    Remembering Gary Slapper

    We're sad to report that Gary Slapper - founder of the OU Law School, visiting professor at The Open University and...

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    Updated on:

    07 Dec 2016

  • Remembering Gary Slapper

    Remembering Gary Slapper Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Updated 07 Dec 2016
    We're sad to report that Gary Slapper - founder of the OU Law School, visiting professor at The Open University and contributor to OpenLearn and Open2.net -...
  • A letter that starts the renegotiation process – Cameron writing to Tusk Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: pablographix via iStock
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Nov 2015

  • A letter that starts the renegotiation process – Cameron writing to Tusk

    A letter that starts the renegotiation process – Cameron writing to Tusk Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: pablographix via iStock
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Nov 2015
    What does David Cameron's 'list of demands' sent to the European Union actually mean? 
  • So, what is this EU referendum everybody is talking about? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime - Jonybigude | Dreamstime.com

    So, what is this EU referendum everybody is talking about?

    By Anne Wesemann

    David Cameron has outlined his demands for EU renegotiation prior to a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU....

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    11 Nov 2015

  • So, what is this EU referendum everybody is talking about?

    So, what is this EU referendum everybody is talking about? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime - Jonybigude | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 11 Nov 2015
    David Cameron has outlined his demands for EU renegotiation prior to a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU. But what does this all mean?

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  • Legal skills and debates in Scotland

    This free course, Legal skills and debates in Scotland, considers how laws are interpreted and applied. It looks at legislation, court judgments,...

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    Free course

    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Nov 2017

  • Legal skills and debates in Scotland

    Legal skills and debates in Scotland Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 21 Nov 2017
    This free course, Legal skills and debates in Scotland, considers how laws are...
  • Scottish courts and the law

    This free course, Scottish courts and the law, explores the role, function and purpose of the courts in Scotland and their relationship with the...

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    24 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Sep 2017

  • Scottish courts and the law

    Scottish courts and the law
    Introductory level Duration 24 hours Updated 29 Sep 2017
    This free course, Scottish courts and the law, explores the role, function and...
  • Introduction to European Union law

    This free course introduces the law of the European Union. It provides a broad overview of the legal framework, including historic dimension, the...

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    12 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    24 Aug 2017

  • Introduction to European Union law

    Introduction to European Union law
    Intermediate level Duration 12 hours Updated 24 Aug 2017
    This free course introduces the law of the European Union. It provides a broad...
  • Introducing research in law and beyond

    This free course, Introducing research in law and beyond, is designed to introduce you to the skills required to develop and complete a legal...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    09 May 2017

  • Introducing research in law and beyond

    Introducing research in law and beyond
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 09 May 2017
    This free course, Introducing research in law and beyond, is designed to introduce...
  • Software and the law

    In this free course, Software and the law, you'll look at the laws relevant to software and its use, taking a global perspective. A major part of...

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    8 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    12 Jan 2017

  • Software and the law

    Software and the law Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: ollo / E+ / Getty Images
    Advanced level Duration 8 hours Updated 12 Jan 2017
    In this free course, Software and the law, you'll look at the laws relevant to...
  • Making and using rules

    Rules affect us all, and the way they are made and interpreted could affect how we live. This free course, Making and using rules, explores how we...

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    20 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Aug 2016

  • Making and using rules

    Making and using rules Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 20 hours Updated 26 Aug 2016
    Rules affect us all, and the way they are made and interpreted could affect how we...
  • Energy resources: Nuclear energy

    The transformation of radioactive uranium and, in some instances, thorium isotopes provides vastly more energy per unit mass of fuel than any other...

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    Free course

    14 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    22 Mar 2016

  • Energy resources: Nuclear energy

    Energy resources: Nuclear energy Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 14 hours Updated 22 Mar 2016
    The transformation of radioactive uranium and, in some instances, thorium isotopes...
  • Social care, social work and the law - England and Wales

    This free course is made up of four extracts related to social care, social work and the law in England and Wales. The extracts are stand-alone...

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    4 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2016

  • Social care, social work and the law - England and Wales

    Social care, social work and the law - England and Wales Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 4 hours Updated 12 Feb 2016
    This free course is made up of four extracts related to social care, social work...
  • Social work and the law in Scotland

    Social work is a dynamic profession that is undergoing a period of significant change in Scotland. Social workers have the power to make...

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    15 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    10 Feb 2016

  • Social work and the law in Scotland

    Social work and the law in Scotland Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Intermediate level Duration 15 hours Updated 10 Feb 2016
    Social work is a dynamic profession that is undergoing a period of significant...

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    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

    Duration 3600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move....

    Certificate in Working Together for Children

    Certificate in Working Together for Children Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    Working with children requires practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, and...

    Bachelor of Laws with Honours (graduate entry)

    Bachelor of Laws with Honours (graduate entry) Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    If you’re already a graduate, with a first degree or masters degree in any subject...

    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

    Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017
    Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move....

    Law making in Scotland

    Introductory level Duration 100 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 11 Jan 2018
    This module is only available to learners who have completed three OpenLearn...

    Developing social work practice

    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 11 Jan 2018
    This is an interdisciplinary module with subject matter derived from psychology,...

    Exploring the boundaries of international law

    Exploring the boundaries of international law Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 19 Apr 2018
    This module considers the complexities of international law in the twenty-first...

    Business, human rights law and corporate social responsibility

    Business, human rights law and corporate social responsibility Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 18 Oct 2018
    This interdisciplinary module considers how business increasingly conducts its...

    The law dissertation

    The law dissertation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 18 Oct 2018
    The law dissertation is the final element of our Master of Laws (LLM). It is...

    Exploring legal meaning

    Exploring legal meaning Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: 12019
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 20 Nov 2017 Register by 18 Oct 2018
    This module looks at a range of legal research methods which offer different...
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