Justice and sheriff: Practical and authoritative methods for the electronic issuance of officially certified documents in the United States

  • Timothy Reiniger
  • Jacques R. Francoeur

Abstract

Timothy Reiniger, Esq. and Jacques R. Francoeur set out the legal issues relating to the issuance of officially certified electronic documents, including the legal provisions relating to the authentication of electronic documents, the need for a digital trust framework and an authoritative source record. A number of case studies illustrate how courts in the Unites States of America are adapting their practices in issuing signed orders and other documents electronically.

Author Biographies

Timothy Reiniger
Jacques R. Francoeur
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