Images of legality, security, justice and responsibility in a qualitative survey carried out in the city of Rome (by The paper summarizes main findings of a wide study conducted in the city of Rome about representations of legality, justice, safety and sense of responsibility. Participants were 2859 and most of them were young people between 15 and 25 age old. They were proposed to fill a flyer with 4 sentences aimed to elicitate their representations about these issues. Another aim was to distinguish these representations according to the neighbours of origin. The software ATLAS.ti was used in order to elaborate the results. Findings were linked to the main theoretical models about this subject. They highlights interesting cues, mainly in order to drive interventions. Then, potentialities of interpretative content analysis are shown. Keywords: representations of justice and legality, ATLAS.ti, qualitative research.