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  • 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?

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    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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    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

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

    By Anne Wesemann

    What does David Cameron's 'list of demands' sent to the European Union actually mean? 

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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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    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?
  • The European Union Referendum Bill - A law giving us a say Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Vepar5 | iStockphoto.com

    The European Union Referendum Bill - A law giving us a say

    By Anne Wesemann

    As we settle in to our new Conservative Government, Anne Wesemann discusses the EU Referendum and David...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Jun 2015

  • The European Union Referendum Bill - A law giving us a say

    The European Union Referendum Bill - A law giving us a say Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Vepar5 | iStockphoto.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 12 Jun 2015
    As we settle in to our new Conservative Government, Anne Wesemann discusses the EU Referendum and David Cameron's promise of a referendum before...
  • Who makes the difficult decisions about children’s treatment? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Elena Schweitzer | Dreamstime.com

    Who makes the difficult decisions about children’s treatment?

    By Andy Rixon

    Who has the right to decide on whether a child needs to undergo a surgical procedure? The child, the parents or...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    10 Mar 2015

  • Who makes the difficult decisions about children’s treatment?

    Who makes the difficult decisions about children’s treatment? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Elena Schweitzer | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 Mar 2015
    Who has the right to decide on whether a child needs to undergo a surgical procedure? The child, the parents or a medical professional? The answer isn't...
  • Prisoner students - learning to escape? Creative commons image Icon Gary Edwards under Creative-Commons license

    Prisoner students - learning to escape?

    By Dr Daniel Weinbren

    As the government gears up to making universities and prisons responsible for deterring radicalisation can...

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    10 mins

    Updated on:

    27 Jan 2015

  • Prisoner students - learning to escape?

    Prisoner students - learning to escape? Creative commons image Icon Gary Edwards under Creative-Commons license
    Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Jan 2015
    As the government gears up to making universities and prisons responsible for deterring radicalisation can The Open University (OU) look to its...
  • The Life You Can Save Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC

    The Life You Can Save

    This animation looks at the law in relation to what is right or wrong. 

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Nov 2014

  • The Life You Can Save

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    The Life You Can Save Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Nov 2014
    This animation looks at the law in relation to what is right or wrong. 
  • Sacred and secular: Barry Bussey Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Sacred and secular: Barry Bussey

    By Barry W. Bussey

    Is religious doctrine still a given when it comes to rights and ethics? This video investigates that question.

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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    13 Aug 2014

  • Sacred and secular: Barry Bussey

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    Sacred and secular: Barry Bussey Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Aug 2014
    Is religious doctrine still a given when it comes to rights and ethics? This video investigates that question.
  • Sacred and secular: Brett Scharffs Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Sacred and secular: Brett Scharffs

    By Brett G. Scharrfs

    This video explores the corporate social responsibilities of business versus ethical beliefs.

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    10 mins

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    13 Aug 2014

  • Sacred and secular: Brett Scharffs

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    Sacred and secular: Brett Scharffs Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Intermediate level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Aug 2014
    This video explores the corporate social responsibilities of business versus ethical beliefs.

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  • 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

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    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

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    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...
  • Exploring the boundaries of international law

    This free course, Exploring the boundaries of international law, is designed to provide you with an introduction to key concepts underpinning your...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    16 May 2016

  • Exploring the boundaries of international law

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    Exploring the boundaries of international law Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: © 2012 The Open University. All rights reserved
    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 16 May 2016
    This free course, Exploring the boundaries of international law, is designed to...
  • Changing law: mental capacity legislation

    The aim of this free course, Changing law: mental capacity legislation, is to consider how legal problems are identified and how the law develops...

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    10 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    29 Mar 2016

  • Changing law: mental capacity legislation

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    Changing law: mental capacity legislation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Morfudd
    Advanced level Duration 10 hours Updated 29 Mar 2016
    The aim of this free course, Changing law: mental capacity legislation, is to...
  • 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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    14 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    22 Mar 2016

  • Energy resources: Nuclear energy

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    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...
  • The law-making process in England and Wales

    This free course, The law-making process in England and Wales, introduces you to the sources of law in England and Wales. It examines the...

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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Mar 2016

  • 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

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    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

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    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)

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    Duration 3600 hours Updated 29 Mar 2017
    Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move....

    Certificate in Working Together for Children

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    Certificate in Working Together for Children Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Dreamstime
    Duration 600 hours Updated 29 Mar 2017
    Working with children requires practitioners to develop knowledge, skills, and...

    Bachelor of Laws with Honours (graduate entry)

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    Bachelor of Laws with Honours (graduate entry)
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 29 Mar 2017
    If you’re already a graduate, with a first degree or masters degree in any subject...

    Bachelor of Laws (Honours)

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    Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 29 Mar 2017
    Studying law is stimulating in its own right, and it’s also a smart career move....

    People, work and society Access module

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    Introductory level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    Increase your confidence, improve your study skills, and prepare yourself for a...

    Law: ownership and trusteeship: rights and responsibilities

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    Law: ownership and trusteeship: rights and responsibilities
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 14 Sep 2017
    This course examines the Foundations of Legal Knowledge in land law, and equity...

    Exploring the boundaries of international law

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    Exploring the boundaries of international law Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 21 Apr 2017
    This course examines the complexities of twenty-first century international law by...

    Business, human rights law and corporate social responsibility

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    Business, human rights law and corporate social responsibility
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 19 Oct 2017
    This course examines the nature of corporate commitment to principles of corporate...

    The law dissertation

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    The law dissertation Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University/Karen Parker
    Advanced level Duration 600 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 19 Oct 2017
    The Law Dissertation is the final element of the LLM and will support you in...

    Exploring legal meaning

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    Exploring legal meaning
    Advanced level Duration 300 hours Updated 16 Mar 2017 Register by 19 Oct 2017
    This course explores the place and meaning of law in the modern world and provides...
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