Objectives of the course

The goal is for students to become acquainted with the possibilities of applying information technology in a legal profession. Special emphasis is on acquiring practical knowledge in creating and searching legal databases.

CodeSubject statusSemesterClassesECTS
P-INF Compulsory II 2+3 6

Content of the subject

) Fundamentals of information technology: a) basic knowledge of computer equipment – hardware, software, communication technologies, ergonomics, b) operating system and Windows – basic concepts and functions of the operating system, c) MS Office software package – purposes and basics of work with application MS Office programs, d) Networked computers: e-mail, Internet browsers, security aspects of information networks. 2) Information technology in legal practice: a) principles of computerization in administration and judiciary, b) creation of legal documentation and files, c) databases – network and hierarchical models, basics of data modeling, operation of database management systems, d) security aspects database – protect access and data integrity, control and user control. 3) Legal databases: a) a database of scientific papers in the field of law, b) a database of legislation and c) a court case law

Teaching methods and material mastering

Lectures, exercises, consultations, written examinations (colloquiums) individual student work (seminar and homework, papers, etc.), as well as group participation of students in the study of certain thematic units.

Forms of knowledge assessment

  • Test 1 (0-15 points)
  • Test 2 (0-15 points)
  • Final exam (0-50 points)
  • Seminar(s) (0-10 points)
  • Teaching activities (0-10 points)