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: Proposal for a Convention on Electronic Evidence

Stephen Mason (Associate Research Fellow, IALS) is calling for involvement from fellow lawyers in the drafting of a convention on electronic evidence.

As a widely acknowledged specialist in the field of electronic evidence, barrister and author Stephen Mason has taken the first steps in the drafting of a Convention on Electronic Evidence.

Having given many talks to judges and others in legal practice, Stephen considers that there is a real need for accepted guidance and has concluded that it will be useful to have a Convention on Electronic Evidence. In the absence of any work on such a convention by an international or regional organization (although some work has been done by some), he seeks to initiate the discussion on such a convention.

His initial draft can be accessed at:
Posted: 2016-04-23 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:

Posted: 2015-03-06 More...

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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