Established in 2004, the Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review brings articles, legal developments and case reports to academics, practitioners and the industry in relation to digital evidence and electronic signatures from across the world. The review also seeks to include reports on technical advances and book reviews, and is issued once a year, in October/November with advance access articles available during the year.
This Open Access version of Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review has been developed by Stephen Mason (founder, publisher and general editor) with the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS) on the School of Advanced Study's Open Journals System - further raising the visibility and accessibility of the journal and its contents.
The Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review is now an online open access journal, freely available without subscription. Through SAS OJS we are able to provide free online access to all the back issues for legal researchers, support the publication of publicly available future issues and help stimulate new areas of legal discussion and scholarship. The full back run of volumes is now publicly available on the service.
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Volume 17: 2020 Advance Access Articles
- The Law Commission presumption concerning the dependability of computer evidence. An invited paper by: Peter Bernard Ladkin, Bev Littlewood, Harold Thimbleby and Martyn Thomas CBE
- Robustness of software. By Peter Bernard Ladkin
- The harm that judges do - misunderstanding computer evidence: Mr Castleton's story 'an affront to the public conscience'. By Paul Marshall
Translations of important recent cases in the field, translations of legislation and book reports
- Current research in electronic evidence and electronic signatures
- Draft Convention on Digital Evidence
Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review
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- Guide for Authors - submission and editorial information
- General Editor and Editorial Board
- A brief history of the journal and Cumulative Index 2004-2018
- Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review is also available on BAILII
- IALS Open Access version Proposal Paper (PDF)
- Database of Electronic Signature Legislation
- News and useful web resources in the field: current awareness from DEESLR
- Forthcoming events
- Research data