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OU students visit Gray's Inn - July 2022

OU Students on a Mission 2022- Some Randoms Thoughts

Gillian Mawdsley is an OU Associate Lecturer and Scottish lawyer and has been involved in tutoring ‘Justice in action’ since it started in 2017. In this new blog post Gillian writes about the recent student visit to Gray's Inn in London.

10th August 2022
Sarah Tutssel-Buse

“Striving for Social Justice is the most valuable thing to do in life”

In the first of a summer series of blog posts our recent graduates share how their understanding of the value of pro bono legal work has developed in light of their participation in the Open Justice activities of the past year. The first blog is by our Virtual Intern and former 'Justice in action' student Sarah Tutssel-Buse.


5th July 2022
scales of justice

What does Justice mean to you?

Lecturer in law and keen Egyptologist Emma Curryer writes about justice and the concept of Maat.


10th June 2022
Old Bailey

The Criminal Justice Clinic is an opportunity not to be missed

'Team Kintsugi' from the Criminal Justice project write about their experiences and how it's an opportunity not to be missed.

4th May 2022
Miriam and Caroline

Early Ethnic Minority Barristers & the Inns of Court

Dr Caroline Derry and Dr Miriam Mbah are lecturers from the School of Law, Faculty of Business and Law. They have contributed to a new online exhibition hosted by Inner Temple and in this blog they share a few highlights of the biographies they have researched.

25th March 2022
Jungle Explorers

Journey into the unknown

'Team Veritas' from the Criminal Justice project write about their exciting journey and how the project has 'nurtured their thirst for knowledge and justice'.

21st February 2022
immigration map of UK

An introduction to UK immigration law and becoming an immigration advisor

This free short course is likely to be of particular interest to anyone considering becoming an immigration adviser.

It is divided into four sessions of study, each one covering a specific topic that is relevant to immigration law and advice. It includes links to the relevant sources of law on that topic, and all of the teaching materials are delivered online and include opportunities for you to self-assess your own progress, for example through self-test activities.

28th January 2022
Auschwitz Image © Bill Hunt and © Sophie Harrison

One Day: What does the date 20 January 1942 signify for you?

In this blog written for Holocaust Memorial Day, OU Associate Lecturer Gillian Mawdsley reflects on the meaning and impact of the Wannsee conference on its 80th anniversary.

27th January 2022
Child Shooshing

Calling time on secrecy in the family court- the Williscroft judgment

Lecturer in law, Allison Wolfreys writes about the need for transparency in the family court in our first blog piece of 2022.

25th January 2022
Christmas lights in Milton Keynes 2021

Twelve Days of Social Justice.....

Francine Ryan, Director of the Open Justice Centre and Senior Lecturer in Law leads us all in her annual festive sing-a-long. 

23rd December 2021

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