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030070 KU Computers and Law (2019S)

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


max. 56 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 18.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1 (Kickoff Class)
Friday 10.05. 09:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Saturday 11.05. 09:00 - 16:00 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Friday 24.05. 10:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 11.06. 10:00 - 13:00 Hörsaal U16 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1


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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