Stephen Mason

Barrister - Conference Speaker - Author

 

International Electronic Evidence

(British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2008)

Guidance on digital evidence across the 35 jurisdictions listed below, covering:

The substantive law of evidence, covering the types of evidence, admissibility of evidence, weight, proof, electronic signatures, presumptions and inferences.

Civil proceedings, pre-trial, urgent search and seizure orders, preservation of evidence, rules on disclosure, confidentiality and privilege.

Criminal proceedings, pre-trial, powers of search and seizure, the obligations of both prosecution and defence respecting the disclosure of evidence before trial, including the consequences of non-disclosure, human rights issues in relation to the gathering of evidence, the trial and how a defendant may challenge the authenticity of digital evidence.

 
 

Contributors

Introduction Stephen Mason
Admissibility of electronic evidence in court: A European project Dr Fredesvinda Insa and Ms Carmen Lázaro
Argentina Dr Mercedes Rivolta and Dr Pablo Fraga
Austria Dr. Wolfgang Freund, Dr. Erich Schweighofer and Lothar Farthofer
Belgium Joachim Meese and Johan Vandendriessche
Bulgaria George Dimitrov and Ms Desislava Krusteva
Croatia Dr. Berislav Paviši and Dr. Eduard Kunštek
Cyprus Olga Georgiades
Czech Republic Dr. Ján Matejka and Mgr. Petr Kuhn
Denmark Eva Smith
Egypt His Honour Ehab Maher Elsonbaty
Estonia Jaan Ginter
Finland Jan Ollila and Ms Eva Storskrubb
France David Benichou, judge and Ariane Zimra
Germany Alexander Duisberg and Henriette Picot
Greece Michael Rachavelias and Thanos Petsos
Hungary Dr. Gusztáv Bacher, Dr. Zsófia Bodnár, Dr. Dóra Boytha, Dr. Gábor Faludi, Dr. Anikó Keller and Lívia Kolter
Iceland Hörõur Felix Harõarson and Gunnar Þór Þórarinsson
Italy Avv. Luigi Martin and Avv. Cristina Pavarani
Japan Hironao Kaneko and Hideo Ogura
Latvia Mrs Ilze Znotina and Agris Repss
Lithuania Vaida Vozgirdaite and Stasys Drazdauskas
Luxembourg Guy Arendt and Vèronique Hoffeld
Malta Patrick J. Galea
Mexico Luis Omar Guerrero Rodríguez and Cèsar Martínez Alemán
Netherlands Dr. Simone van der Hof, Rèno Pijnen and Simone Fennell-van Esch
Norway Harald Hjort and Svein Y. Willassen
Poland Arkadiusz Lach
Portugal David Salgado Areias, Manuel Braga Monteiro and Siv Lindqvist de Sousa
Romania Dana Irina Cojocarasu and Oana Irina Ignat
Russia Olga I. Kudryavtseva
Slovakia Daniela Gregusova, Miroslav Chlipala, Ingrid Mencerova and Boris Susko
Slovenia Klara Miletic and Ana Burgar
Spain Julio Pèrez Gil
Sweden Jim Runsten and Peter Eriksson
Switzerland Marc Schwitter
Thailand Ms Noppramart Thammateeradaycho and Ms Sally Wrapson
Turkey Ali Osman Özdilek and Özgür Eralp

 

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