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Are prisons effective and does trial by jury still work? How should the law deal with companies that cause fatal accidents? And what extra rights should children conceived using donor sperm have? This album introduces the legal reasoning behind legislation, rights and justice. Experts and specialist lawyers debate how the law should address criminal acts and issues such as freedom of speech, donor tracing and adoption, taking into account the wider picture of how laws are developed and whether they reflect their contemporary social context. This material forms part of The Open University course W100 Rules, rights and justice: an introduction to law.

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Are prisons effective and does trial by jury still work? How should the law deal with companies that cause fatal accidents? And what extra rights should children conceived using donor sperm have? This album introduces the legal reasoning behind legislation, rights and justice. Experts and specialist lawyers debate how the law should address criminal acts and issues such as freedom of speech, donor tracing and adoption, taking into account the wider picture of how laws are developed and whether they reflect their contemporary social context. This material forms part of The Open University course W100 Rules, rights and justice: an introduction to law.

    Rules, rights and justice: an introduction to law

    Rules, rights and justice: an introduction to law

    A short introduction to this album.

    • 58 sec
    Transcript -- Rules, rights and justice: an introduction to law

    Transcript -- Rules, rights and justice: an introduction to law

    A short introduction to this album.

    Does prison work?

    Does prison work?

    An ex-prisoner, a prison reformist, a judge and an academic of law discuss the value of incarceration for punishment and rehabilitation.

    • 29 min
    Transcript -- Does prison work?

    Transcript -- Does prison work?

    An ex-prisoner, a prison reformist, a judge and an academic of law discuss the value of incarceration for punishment and rehabilitation.

    Trial by jury

    Trial by jury

    Specialists in various aspects of law discuss the system of trial by jury, which is now 800 years old; but does it have limitations in the 21st century?

    • 21 min
    Transcript -- Trial by jury

    Transcript -- Trial by jury

    Specialists in various aspects of law discuss the system of trial by jury, which is now 800 years old; but does it have limitations in the 21st century?

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