Course Code: DR I 13 • Study year: I • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Law • Field of study: Law
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Elisabeta Mihaela Ciortea
Seminar tutor: Elisabeta Mihaela Ciortea
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

• Understanding of the relationship between information and date of the information and computer, between the equipment and the computer program of system and subsystem of computing and computer.
• Understanding the concept of the information society.
• Learning how to operate the PC and effective use of the main tools for text editing, spreadsheets, presentations, access, communication and Internet searches.
• Understanding of the principles and basic rules of search techniques relevant legal data (doctrine, jurisprudence, law).

Course Entry Requirements:

• Understanding the importance of correct and efficient use of equipment and software in everyday life, especially in the legal profession. • Manifestation of a positive and responsible attitudes towards continuous training in computer taken as part

Course contents:

• Information society. • The legal protection of computer programs. • Offences computer. • LEGIS. • Electronic signature. • Safety and certification. • Information security. • Director PKI profile GED. • Name-based Internet domain name. • Offences against computer data and systems. • Computer crimes. Analysis and synthesis of cam mechanisms.

Teaching methods:

Lecture, conversation, exemplification.

Learning outcomes:

• Legal Informatics and specific knowledge of the main methods used in legal informatics. • The skills training design and implement a concrete computer searches. • Build capacities and attitudes investigating realities in legal informatics and application of research results in legal development programs. • Forming an open epistemic attitudes and innovative legal informatics.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written paper – interpretative essay – 40%; continuous assessment – 60%.

Recommended reading:

Vasiu I. Şi Vasiu L.,,  Informatica juridică şi Drept informatic, Editura Albastră,, Cluj Napoca, 2001,
Vasiu I,,  Criminalitatea Informatică, Editura Nemira,, Bucureşti,, 2001,
Vasiu I. Şi Vasiu L.,,  Totul despre hackeri, Editura Nemira,, Bucureşti, 2001,
Melanie S. Brodnik (Editor), Rebecca Reynolds (Goodreads Author) (Editor), Mary Cole McCain (Editor), Laurie A. Rinehart-Thompson (Editor), Fundamentals of Law for Health Informatics and Health Information Management, AHIMA, 2009, 528.
Bankowski, Z., White, I., Hahn, Ulrike (Eds.), Informatics and the Foundations of Legal Reasoning, Springer Netherlands, 1995, 376.