D2PIT06 eGovernment and eJustice II

Faculty of Law
Spring 2019
Extent and Intensity
0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. JUDr. Radim Polčák, Ph.D.
Institute of Law and Technology - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: Hana Jelínková
This course does not have any prerequisites. General requirement for enrolment to this course is advanced knowledge of legal English incl. specific terminology of legal theory, ICT law and administrative law.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of this course is to explain broader relations of implementation of ICT in the judiciary.
Learning outcomes
Upon the completion of this course, students shall be able to:
Understand information processes in judiciary
Analyse and resolve hard cases arising of use of ICT in judicial and alternative dispute resolution procedures
Independently define and resolve problems arising of virtualisation of litigation and arbitration
  • Judiciary as an information structure
  • Use of ICT in litigation
  • Use of ICT in arbitration
  • Electronic files
  • Electronic communication with parties
    required literature
  • RELING, Dory. Technology for Justice. Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2009, 2009. info
    recommended literature
  • FABRI, M. and F. CONTINI. Justice and technology in Europe: how ICT is changing the judicial business. The Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2001. info
  • POSNER, Richard A. The economics of justice. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 1983. xiii, 415. ISBN 0674235266. info
Teaching methods
individual and group tutoring sessions, individual resolution of specific research tasks, colloquial presentation of research results
Assessment methods
Essay resolving assigned scientific issue (50%), colloquial presentation of results of individual research (50%)
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2020.
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