Digital Justice Research Group
Homepage of the Digital Justice research group of Institute of Information Society, University of Public Service
Goals of the Research Group
The research group’s main fields of interest
THE CURRENT HUNGARIAN SITUATION IN THE JUSTICE SECTOR
What technologies are currently available and how are they used in the courts and the legal sphere? What is the attitude towards these? What could be improved? in the light of foreign experience?
What are the current client information interfaces? How do they work? What are the best practices abroad? (User friendly interfaces and legal design solutions.) How could these be implemented in Hungary?
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION WITH THE COURTS
What kind of technical solutions available to litigants in Hungary, and how do they function? What are the experiences? What best practices and solutions are there to support the work of lawyers in the courts?
IT SUPPORT OF JUDICIAL PROCESSES
Legal research, document management, document editing, teamwork support, use of external databases, and any other tools that facilitate judicial work. What systems are there in Hungary at the moment, what are the experiences related to these? What systems are there in the world that could be taken over?
IT SUPPORT FOR OTHER ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDINGS
What non-litigation (eg registration) proceedings are currently supported in the courts and what experience is there? What could be improved? Where else could IT support be introduced that could lead to efficiency gains? What are the best foreign practices?
DOCUMENT ASSEMBLY SYSTEMS
Automatic document assembly systems are one of the most promising automation tools in legaltech. How do they work, what are the possibilities?
ONLINE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PLATFORMS
What foreign ODR systems are already in place? What can these be used for? What kind of disputes can be solved here? How do these work? Where could this be introduced in Hungary?
THE USE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN JUDICIAL WORK
The use of AI in individual judicial proceedings – the assessment and evaluation of various foreign AI applications. Document analysis systems, recommendation, decision support systems. What are they used for? What ethical issues do they raise? What could be used in Hungary?
ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH SYSTEMS
What new systems are there in the world that help to find and find legal sources? What is the role of general Internet search engines in this process? What about free internet resources?
TRANSFORMATION OF CIVIL PROCEEDINGS
What are the legal conditions for the above state-of-the-art solutions to be introduced in the courts in civil and related proceedings?
TRANSFORMATION OF CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS
What changes are needed in Criminal Proceedings to introduce state-of-the-art solutions?
TRANSFORMATION OF NON – LITIGIOUS PROCEEDINGS
What legislative change would the proposed state-of-the- IT solutions supporting art non-litigious (e.g. registration) procedures require?
Members of the research group
ZSOLT ZŐDI (1967) - PHD, HABIL, LAWYER
Senior research fellow, University of Public Service
ANDRÁS OSZTOVITS (1976) - PHD. HABIL, LAWYER
Judge, Supreme Court (Curia) of Hungary, professor, Károli Gáspár University, Budapest
CSABA LÁSZLÓ ORMAI (1973) - LAWYER-ECONOMIST
Legal informatics expert
ANDOR GÁL (1990) LAWYER, PHD
Court secretary, Appellate Court Szeged, assistant professor University of Szeged
JÁNOS PÁL VADÁSZ (1956) – PHD
Senior research fellow, University of Public Service, CEO, Montana Ltd.
DÓRA PÁLFI (1992) - LL.M, LAWYER
Court secretary, National Office for the Judiciary, PhD student Károli Gáspár University
TAMÁS PARTI (1967) - LEGAL EXPERT OF DATA SCIENCE
Sub-Institute of the Hungarian National Chamber of Notaries, General Vice-President of the Hungarian National Chamber of Notaries
PÉTER HOMOKI (1976) – LAWYER
Attorney, legal informatics expert
MUZSALYI RÓBERT, LAWYER, PHD
Court secretary, Supreme Court (Curia), assistant professor, Károli Gáspár University
SZENTGÁLI-TÓTH BOLDIZSÁR (1991) – LAWYER, PHD, LL.M
Research Fellow, Centre for Social Sciences, Legal Studies Institute
SZABOLCS KÉKEDI (1974) - LAWYER
Judge, leader of the Department for Management of Administration, National Office for the Judiciary
LAURA OLGA KISS – LAWYER
Court trainee, Metropolitan Court, PhD student, University of Public Service
KINGA KÁLMÁN – LAW STUDENT
Research assistant, Centre for Social Sciences, Legal Studies Institute