DESCRIPTION OF COURSE UNIT


1.

Code

Course unit title

Title of the degree programme

LLL17B000462

Legal Informatics

Elective subject


2.

Name of lecturer(s)

Departament(s)

Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Darius Štitilis

Institute of Digital Technologies


3.

Cycle of course unit

Level of course unit

Type of course unit

I

Not applicable

Optional


4.

Mode of delivery

Year of study and semester when the course unit is delivered

Language of instruction

Lectures, seminars, exam

2 semester

Lithuanian


5.

Study requirements

Prerequisites:

Co-requisites:

Work placement(s):

Basics of Law's theory and informatics

Not applicable

Not applicable


7.

Number of ECTS credits allocated

Student's workload

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours

6

162

34

128


8.

Purpose of the course unit

To provide knowledge about the legal informatics, including legal informatics and information technology law.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Teaching and learning methods

Assessment methods

1. Be able to understand basics of legal informatics, and how IT changes law in different areas. 2. Be able to use IT in process of law information.

Lectures, workshops, group work

Individual papers, presentation on selected topics, discussion and active participants

1.1. Be able to understand how IT changed the law. What new institutes of law had been established. 1.2. Be able to find, share and process the legal information in electronic form. 2.1. be able to use theoretical knowledge, in case of processing, analyzing any process of law and IT. 3.1. Be able to use knowledge in a team or independently. 3.2. Be able to analyze and solve practical problems.

Lectures, workshops, group work

Individual papers, presentation on selected topics, discussion and active participants


9.

Course contens

Topics

Contact work hours and planned learning activities

Independent work hours and tasks

Tasks

Legal informatics: theory,
methodology and IT

2

2

4

16

Reading of literature; preparation of individual tasks

Legal informatics and use of IT

2

2

4

16

Reading of literature; preparation of individual tasks

IT law and regulation of Internet

2

2

4

16

Reading of literature; preparation of individual tasks

Privacy and personal data in electronic
environment

2

2

4

16

Reading of literature; preparation of individual tasks

E-gov and it's legal regulation

2

2

4

16

Reading of literature; preparation of individual tasks

E-commerce and it's legal regulation

2

2

4

16

Reading of literature; preparation of individual tasks

Electronic communications and it's
legal regulation

2

2

4

16

Reading of literature; preparation of individual tasks

E-crime

2

2

4

16

Reading of literature; preparation of individual tasks

Assessment

2

2

Overall

16

16

2

34

 

128

 


10.

Assessment strategy

Weighting percentage

Period or date of assessment

Assessment criteria

Tasks performance in seminars

40

During the semester

Tasks are assessed taking into account the students' argued opinion.

Examination

60

According to the schedule

Three open questions. Answers must be: detailed; argued.