Credits: 3 ECTS.
Course objectives: The International Summer School on “AI and Criminal Justice” aims at providing participants with the conceptual and normative tools needed to understand and manage opportunities and threats brought by the latest AI developments in the different areas of criminal justice. To this purpose, the course will primarily give participants a solid background on how algorithms work, essential in order to gain a full expertise and the ability to combine the related advantages and disadvantages. Afterwards, lessons will focus on AI applications in the criminal justice area, exploring the use of AI as a supportive tool in the public and private sectors, and on training participants’ skills to frame and solve the criminal liability issues related to these new agents coming on stage.
Target: The International Summer School on “AI and Criminal Justice” is an advanced course open to graduates, PhD students, post-doctoral researchers as well as to practitioners from public and private sectors who intend to acquire an interdisciplinary and in-depth knowledge in the cutting-edge area of AI and criminal justice in its most recent developments at the international level.
Contact Hours: the Summer School requires a comprehensive academic effort that includes 31 teaching hours.
Dates: July 10th-14th, 2023.
Course grading: 80% final exam and 20% class participation. The final exam consists in writing a short paper on a specific topic addressed during the course and approved by the coordinator/tutor.
Modality of Attendance: The course will be held in presence at Luiss University.