The Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques (ITTIG) belongs to the Italian National Research Council. Born as the Institute for Legal Documentation (IDG) in 1968 it adopted its present name in 2002. ITTIG conducts research in the field of legal informatics and information technology law.
The Institute operates in continuous interaction with the academic and scientific world for the study and applied research regarding the relationship between law and legal science and information and communications technologies.
The Institute also works closely with public administrations on topics related to e-government. It produces and distributes legal databases and make specialized software and tools for legal information online dissemination and for the interoperability of government data.