LEGAL COMPUTER SCIENCE (I MOD.)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
The aim of the course is to provide the students with a theoretical introduction to computer legal science, from both a cultural and a scientific point of view.
- Knowledge and undestanding of the use of IT in the law.
The students must have passed Philosophy of Law.
Course contents summary
- The origins of the computer.
- World Wide Web.
- Legal computer science and Information Technology Law.
- Digital Public Administration. - Digital document, digital signatures, certified e-mail.
- Telematic civil trial.
- Computer Forensics.
- IT privacy and security.
- Netiquette. - Creative Commons.
G. ZICCARDI, Informatica giuridica - Manuale breve, Giuffrè, Milano 2008, chapt. I (pp. 7-16), V (pp. 43-47), VIII (pp. 69-74), IX (pp. 77-86), X (pp. 89-91), XI (95-103), XIV (pp. 125-129), XV (pp. 135-139), XVI (pp. 143-152), XVII (pp. 155-161), XVIII (pp. 165-171), XX (pp. 181-194), XXI (pp. 199-212), XXII (pp. 215-228), XXIII (pp. 231-235), XXVIII (pp. 343-355),XXIX (pp. 359-363).
Traditional classes, directed to give a theoretical outline of the legal computer science.
Assessment methods and criteria
Written multiple choice test, consisting of 15 questions. The aim of the test is to check the degree of knowledge and undestanding of the issues addressed in the handbook and lessons.
The students will earn 2 points for every correct answer.
The pass mark is 18 (9 correct answers).
The students may answer a further oral question.