Legal informatics skills

A.Y. 2020/2021
3
Max ECTS
21
Overall hours
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course has the specific purpose of giving students:
- a thorough knowledge of the topics covered by the course, both from a technical and a legal point of view;
- the ability to critically address issues and resolve IT-legal issues through the revision of the concepts learned;
- strengthening the technical and IT language relevant to the subject;
- the ability to link the different topics in order to elaborate useful proposals for the solution of concrete cases, also through practical lessons carried out with the active participation of the students.
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the course the student who has successfully learned the subject will have an in-depth knowledge of the course topics, with the acquisition of a reasoning method suitable for dealing with more specific and complex IT-legal topics with respect to institutional notions
Course syllabus and organization

Surmane M-Z

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
TEACHING METHODS
The lessons will be held on the Microsoft Teams platform and can be followed in sync on the basis of the first semester timetable.
PROGRAM AND REFERENCE MATERIAL
The program and reference material will not change.
METHOD OF VERIFICATION OF LEARNING
The exam will take place orally using the Microsoft Teams platform. Attending students will be able to take a final exam in the form of a thesis that will be corrected by the Professor or a multiple choice test on the topics under examination.
The exam, in particular, will be aimed at verifying the understanding of legal IT bases useful for the legal professional of the future.
Course syllabus
· First lesson (3 hours): The jurist, the technological evolution and the legal tech (the current technological panorama, cloud and big data, the legal tech).
· Second lesson (3 hours): "Writing of law": the word processing and the automated drafting of legal documents, interoperability and security in the processes of transmission of documents.
· Third lesson (3 hours): Legal databases (birth and evolution, commercial databases and Internet search strategies).
· Fourth lesson (3 hours): online jurist and deontology, ethics and computer science, netiquette, cybersecurity bases for the jurist.
· Fifth lesson (3 hours): telematic trials: civil, criminal, administrative and tax
· Sixth lesson (3 hours): computer security in professional study and data protection
· Seventh lesson (3 hours): coding for lawyers and programming bases for the jurist
Prerequisites for admission
There are no particular pre-requisites for adequately addressing the contents of the course. The first lessons are, in fact, dedicated to an introduction to the themes that can guarantee a basic preparation for the whole class.
Teaching methods
The Course consists of 21 hours of classroom lessons held by the Professor.
Teaching Resources
P. Perri, G. Ziccardi (a cura di), Tecnologia e diritto. Fondamenti d'informatica per il giurista, Volume 1, Giuffrè, Milano, 2019 (NEW EDITION).
Assessment methods and Criteria
The final exam takes place orally in the exam session, with a question consisting of at least three questions on three different parts of the program. At the end of the course, it is possibile for the student who attended all the lesson hours to have the exam in the form of an essay or a Multiple Choice test with 30 multiple choice questions.
- University credits: 3
Laboratories: 21 hours
Professor: Ziccardi Giovanni

Surname A-L

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
The lessons will be held during the scheduled lesson time on Microsoft Teams platform. At the end of the lesson the registration of the lesson will be made available on the Team channel and the materials used by the teacher will be uploaded to the ARIEL platform.
Course syllabus
First lesson (3 hours): introduction to the course and basics of computer science (hardware and software, bit and bytes, RISC and CISC microprocessors, networks, operating systems, overview of programming languages).
Second lesson (3 hours): software for the creation and management of documents (Office, Libre office, PDF) and the automation of operations; mark up editors, the creation of an environment suitable for concentration on writing.
Third lesson (3 hours): cloud computing and the remotization of the activities for the legal profession.
Fourth lesson (3 hours): receiving clients and attending meetings remotely: workstation setup, analysis of the main videoconferencing systems, choice of devices (microphone, headset, webcam) and use of advanced features.
Fifth lesson (3 hours): communication between colleagues: email (choice of client and provider, security and business continuity requirements, email storage, differences between "normal" and PEC email, setting filters), legal collaboration tools (e.g. specific platforms of the legal profession), multi-purpose tools such as messaging and social networks.
Sixth lesson (3 hours): deontology in the use of IT and communication tools: limits, opportunities and needs for reform.
Seventh lesson (3 hours): the telematic processes and the impact of COVID on their development.
Eighth lesson (3 hours): the management suites for law firms and legal databases.
Prerequisites for admission
There are no particular pre-requisites for adequately addressing the contents of the course. The first lessons are, in fact, dedicated to an introduction to the themes that can guarantee a basic preparation for the whole class.
Teaching methods
The Course consists of 20 hours of classroom lessons held by the Professor.
Teaching Resources
P. Perri, G. Ziccardi (a cura di), Tecnologia e diritto. Fondamenti d'informatica per il giurista, Volume I, Giuffrè, Milano, 2019. Other editions of the book published before 2019 are not allowed.
Assessment methods and Criteria
The final exam takes place orally in the exam session, with a question consisting of at least three questions on three different parts of the program. At the end of the course, it is possibile for the student who attended at least 80% of the lesson.
- University credits: 3
Laboratories: 21 hours
Professor: Perri Pierluigi
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Reception:
Due to the emergency situation, the tutoring will be delivered on Skype after contacting the professor by email