Exploring Law: Track 1

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Should we have the right to die? Should lawyers be passionate? Why are women still poorly represented in law? And since when did judges decide become of such interest to the public? These are just some of the topics covered in this fascinating compilation of discussions of law by Professor Gary Slapper of The Open University, and Frances Gibb, Legal Editor of The Times.

By: The OpenLearn Team (The Open University)

  • Duration 1 hour 9 minutes
  • Updated Friday 1st October 2010

Track 1: Newsworthy Lawyers

Professor Gary Slapper of The Open University, and Frances Gibb, Legal Editor of The Times, discuss opening up the legal system for public scrutiny.



Tracks in this podcast:

Track Title Description
1 Newsworthy Lawyers Professor Gary Slapper of The Open University, and Frances Gibb, Legal Editor of The Times, discuss opening up the legal system for public scrutiny. Play now Newsworthy Lawyers
2 Privacy Laws and The Media Professor Gary Slapper of The Open University, and Frances Gibb, Legal Editor of The Times discuss issues surrounding privacy laws and litigation for defamation. Play now Privacy Laws and The Media
3 Right to Die Professor Gary Slapper of The Open University, and Frances Gibb, Legal Editor of The Times discuss issues surrounding assisted suicide and mercy killing. Play now Right to Die
4 Witnesses and Evidence Professor Gary Slapper of The Open University, and Frances Gibb, Legal Editor of The Times discuss how well jurors and expert witnesses are suited to the tasks they perform. Play now Witnesses and Evidence
5 Should Advocates be Passionate? Do you want your advocate to be passionate? And should judges be emotional? These are very important questions about the way that key personnel within the justice system operate and the way that they’re disposed. Gary Slapper, Professor of Law at The Open University discusses with Frances Gibb, Legal Editor of The Times. Play now Should Advocates be Passionate?
6 Women in Law Professor Gary Slapper of The Open University, and Frances Gibb, Legal Editor of The Times discuss the role of women in the legal profession. Play now Women in Law