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030014 KU Lectures on Computers and Law (2016S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Legal Information Systems / AI & Law / IT Law


Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Kick-off: MO 14.03.2016, 10-12h, U16
Lectures: FR 8. 04.2016, 10.30-18 hours, U 14, SA 9.04.2016, 9-16 hours, U 14
Written exam, to be decided, tentative date: May 9, 2016, 10-12 hours

Monday 14.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Friday 08.04. 09:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SEM20 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 2.OG
Saturday 09.04. 09:00 - 16:00 Seminarraum SEM20 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 2.OG
Monday 09.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Leseraum LS11 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 1.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

Basics of IT, theory of information, lawyer’s IT environment, Internet, legal information retrieval, legal knowledge representation (mark-up languages, automation of law), search techniques in Austrian and European information systems, legal applications (courts, law office, government), legal problems of information technology (data protection, intellectual property, e-government, e-justice etc.)

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exam (open book), on-line tests, participation, short presentation

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Comprehensive overview on questions of computers & law

Examination topics

Lectures, discussion of major issues, assignments, on-line tests

Reading list

Script (slides and articles) (available via Moodle)

Association in the course directory

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