Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review

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.

This freely available Open Access version of Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review has been developed by Stephen Mason with the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (IALS), School of Advanced Study, University of London on the SAS Open Journals System.

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News: Innovative mix of law and technology at the Cyber Security Summer School 2016

At the Cyber Security Summer School on "Digital Forensics — Technology and Law" in July 2016 Stephen Mason (widely acknowledged specialist in the field of electronic evidence, barrister and Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies) gave a paper, acted as a mentor and presented an international moot on the lines of electronic evidence.  
Posted: 2016-07-07 More...

Volume 12 : 2015 now available

The latest issue of the journal is now freely available online in SAS OJS.  
Posted: 2015-11-16 More...

News: current awareness from DEESLR


See our news section for current awareness in the field:

and our events listing for details of forthcoming events in the field:

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Electronic Signature Legislation


Volume 10 : 2013 of the journal includes Stephen Mason’s Worldwide Table of Electronic Signature Legislation. A searchable web database of electronic signature legislation based on this content is being developed at IALS


Posted: 2014-02-05 More...
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Volume 12 : 2015

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