Objectives of the Course and learning outcomes
1. Knowledge and understanding
The Course aims to teach students a first proper approach to the use of technology by the jurist, with particular regard to the practical use of computer and networks for professional purposes, with a first screening of the legal issues related with information and communication technologies.
2. Applying knowledge and understanding
Gained knowledge will be immediately useful in practice, in order to improve the relationship between users and technologies and will allow a more thorough understanding of every aspects of this constantly evolving sector.
3. Making judgements
The Course aims to teach students the ability to apply anytime the correct use of technologies and their field of application, with independent evaluation approaches (not necessarily related to "the most used" software or product) and with a constant practical focus on the use of technology that will be useful for the next professional environment.
4. Communication skills
The Course aims to teach students the ability to present technological and legal informatics issues with language properties and clarity.
5. Learning skills
The Course aims to teach students a concrete improvement in their legal informatics skills with fast learning and with the possibility to immediately apply gained knowledge even outside the University context.
The Course does not have prerequisites.
Program of the Course
1) Legal databases
2) Word processing skills and drafting of legal documents
3) Personal cyber security, data protection and cloud computing bases.
4) The online presence of the legal professional: technological and professional ethics issues
5) Computer crimes.
6) Computer forensics and digital investigations.
Types of teaching activities
The teaching activities consist in 21 hours of lectures with practical demonstrations.
The textbook for students is:
P. Perri, G. Ziccardi (a cura di), Tecnologia e diritto. Fondamenti d'informatica per il giurista, Giuffrè, Milano, 2017.
Students are required to study only the following Chapters: I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, XV, XXIII, XXIV, XXVI, XXVII.
The modalities for taking the exam will be communicated later.
Professor Perri receives students on Thursday afternoon from 15.00 to 16.15 in his office.