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  • Advance Access Articles - Volume 20 : 2023


    Advance article 7:

    In his review, Brian Altman KC indicated the prosecutions was fundamentally sound; this paper looks at the quality of the judgments arrived at to come to that conclusion.

    Advance article 6:

    James Christie - The Law Commission and section 69 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

    In 2000 section 69 of the Police and Criminal Act 1984 was repealed. The result was that a common law presumption came into effect that computer evidence was considered reliable unless there was evidence to the contrary. The Law Commission had recommended repeal of section 69 without any replacement.

    Advance article 5:

    Iwan Permadi and Herlindah - Electronic title certificate as legal evidence: the land registration system and the quest for legal certainty in Indonesia

    This paper analyzes the increasing use of electronic title certificates in the land administration system. On 12 January 2021, the Minister of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning/Head of the National Land Agency issued Regulation No. 1 of 2021 on Electronic Certificate. This Regulation marks a turning point in the reformation of the system of land governance and security of tenure in Indonesia.

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    Advance article 4:

    Peter Bernard Ladkin - Involving LLMs in legal processes is risky: An Invited Paper

    The availability of large language models (LLM), a form of AI correspondence agent, on the Internet raises questions about their possible use in legal processes. For they seem often to introduce into their output arbitrary assertions which are untrue. 

    Advance article 3:

    Daniel B. Ferreira and Elizaveta A. Gromova - Electronic evidence in arbitration proceedings: empirical analysis and recommendations 

    This paper addresses electronic evidence focusing on arbitration rules of the leading ADR providers. It also narrows the topic to an empirical assessment using six categories of electronic evidence in a sample of 92 arbitration proceedings.

    Advance article 2:

    Rilwan Mahmoud - An analysis of the judicial and legislative attitude to hearsay electronic data in South Africa

    This article analyses the judicial and legislative attitude in relation to electronically stored information presented as evidence in South Africa. The article also evaluates the adequacy of the regulation of admissibility and weight ascription to electronic information particularly the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act (ECTA) 2002.

    Advance article 1:

    Nayel AlOmran and Maen Al-Qassaymeh - Authenticating the administrative contract in electronic form and its legal force in Jordanian law 

    The administrative contract is one of the transactions that may be concluded electronically. For this reason, it is important that it is legally regulated. 

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