The Resource Electronic evidence, Stephen Mason, general editor ; with a team of contributors

Electronic evidence, Stephen Mason, general editor ; with a team of contributors

Label
Electronic evidence
Title
Electronic evidence
Statement of responsibility
Stephen Mason, general editor ; with a team of contributors
Contributor
Editor of compilation
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
347.064
Index
index present
LC call number
K2269
LC item number
.E44 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Electronic evidence, Stephen Mason, general editor ; with a team of contributors
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • fro
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 The sources of digital evidence -- Introduction -- The computer -- The components of a computer system -- Data storage facilities -- Data formats -- Starting a computer -- Types of evidence available on a computer -- Files and logs -- Documents and files created or modified by the purported user -- System and program files -- Temporary files and cache files -- The legal consequences of the temporary files and cache files -- Deleted files -- Handheld devices -- Networks -- Types of network -- Types of application that run on a network -- Concluding remarks -- ch. 2 The characteristics of electronic evidence in digital format -- Introduction -- The dependency on machinery and software -- The mediation of technology -- Speed of change -- Volume and replication -- Metadata -- Types of metadata -- Social context and metadata -- Storage media -- Illicitly obtaining confidential data -- Anti-forensics and interpretation of evidence --
  • Contents note continued: Data destruction -- Falsifying data -- Hiding data -- Attacks against computer forensics -- Trail obfuscation -- Reviewing the intellectual framework -- ch. 3 Proof: the investigation, collection and examination of digital evidence -- Introduction -- Guidelines for handling digital evidence -- Subject areas of expertise -- Handling digital evidence -- Identifying digital evidence -- Gathering digital evidence -- Preserving digital evidence -- Analysis of digital evidence -- Tools -- Traces of evidence -- Reporting -- Future considerations -- ch. 4 Authenticating digital data -- Introduction -- Issues to be taken into account for the authenticity of electronic documents -- General considerations relating to authenticity -- Technical considerations relating to authenticity -- Organisational characteristics -- Towards an understanding of authentication -- Judicial approaches to the authentication of digital data --
  • Contents note continued: ch. 5 Mechanical instruments: the presumption of being in order -- Introduction -- Presumptions -- Proof of reliability -- Problems with software -- Of the use of language and b̀ugs' -- The nature of r̀eliable' -- Re-introduction of the presumption -- Challenging the presumption -- Ẁorking properly' -- Concluding remarks -- ch. 6 Encrypted data -- Introduction -- Methods to obtain decrypted data -- Refusal to reveal the key -- England & Wales -- United States of America -- Defence application to disclose encrypted data: Canada -- Encrypted data: the UK statutory regime -- Surveillance Commissioner -- The infrastructure -- Disclosure of a key -- Failure to comply with a notice -- Tipping off -- ch. 7 Using graphical technology to present evidence -- Introduction -- Basic court technology -- The effect of using visual evidence -- Technology -- Examples of computer-generated visualisations in the US -- Virtual reality technology in US courts --
  • Contents note continued: Examples of computer-generated visualisations in England and Wales -- Computer-generated visualisations in Australia -- Issues arising from the use of computer-generated visual images in court -- The effect of the use of computer-generated visual images in court -- Advantages and disadvantages of computer-generated visual images in court -- Recommendations regarding the use of computer-generated visual images in court -- Introducing computer-generated animations and simulations into legal proceedings -- The factual foundation -- The underlying scientific or technical theory -- Authenticity of the simulation -- Prejudicial effect -- Concluding remarks -- ch. 8 Australia -- Introduction -- Relevance and admissibility -- The b̀est evidence' rule -- The expert witness -- Electronic transactions and electronic signatures -- Civil proceedings -- Pre-commencement powers -- Destruction of evidence -- Urgent search and seizure orders (Anton Piller orders) --
  • Contents note continued: Discovery -- Confidentiality -- Privacy -- Criminal proceedings -- Pre-trial -- Seizing electronic evidence from a computer at the premises -- Seizing electronic equipment -- Evidence that may be taken from a computer -- Electronic evidence that is seized -- Damage to electronic equipment -- Warrants to enter -- Admissibility -- Defects in warrant -- Seizure of evidence relating to other offences -- Offences for breaches of privacy -- Disclosure -- Regulatory bodies -- ch. 9 Canada -- Introduction: The Canadian legal landscape -- Admissibility and weight -- Types of evidence -- Primary and secondary evidence (relevance) -- The rules of evidence -- Electronic documents -- Best evidence rule -- Web-based evidence -- Electronic signatures -- Computer-generated animations and simulations -- Video-tape and security camera evidence -- Freedom of information and privacy -- Civil proceedings -- Before action -- Discovery --
  • Contents note continued: Confidentiality and legal professional privilege -- Criminal proceedings -- Before trial -- Disclosure -- Destruction of evidence -- Trial -- ch. 10 England & Wales -- Introduction -- Evidence -- Direct and indirect evidence -- Real evidence -- Best evidence -- Primary and secondary evidence -- Admissibility -- Weight -- Document -- Book or paper -- Instrument -- Writing -- Record -- Electronic signatures -- Hearsay -- Exception to the hearsay rule: Bankers' Books -- Civil proceedings -- Criminal proceedings -- Presumptions -- Computer-generated animations and simulations -- Video-recorded and tape-recorded evidence -- Data protection -- Freedom of information -- Enterprise Act -- Civil proceedings -- Disclosure -- Obtaining disclosure from third parties -- Disclosure from foreign countries -- Search orders -- Service -- Authenticity of evidence -- Confidentiality and legal professional privilege -- The expert witness -- Criminal proceedings --
  • Contents note continued: Conducting a criminal investigation across state borders -- Before trial -- Encrypted data -- Disclosure -- Destruction of evidence -- Evidence from other jurisdictions -- Trial -- ch. 11 European Union -- Evidence -- Investigations -- Interpretation -- Preliminary investigation proceedings -- Admissibility of evidence -- Civil proceedings -- Criminal proceedings -- Competence -- Mutual recognition in criminal matters -- Mutual assistance in criminal matters -- Criminal investigation and prosecution -- Eurojust -- The European Prosecutor -- Police cooperation -- The challenges of criminal law and procedure -- European arrest warrant -- European evidence warrant -- European investigation order -- ch. 12 Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, People's Republic of China -- Law of evidence in general -- Sources of law -- Types of evidence -- Primary and secondary evidence -- Electronic records -- Electronic and digital signatures -- Admissibility --
  • Contents note continued: The role of expert witnesses -- Hearsay -- Rules of production of electronic evidence -- Civil proceedings -- Business records -- Weight -- Criminal proceedings -- Pre trial -- Records admitted under s 22A, EO -- Evidence by way of live television link or video recording -- Disclosure -- Authentication -- Evidence from other jurisdictions -- Dealing with documents at the end of proceedings -- ch. 13 India -- Law of evidence -- Information technology law in India -- Amendments to the Evidence Act -- Types of evidence -- Parameters for evidence to be admissible -- Admissibility -- Relevance -- Appreciation -- Authentication and presumptions -- Miscellaneous provisions -- Amendments to the Banker's Book Evidence Act, 1891 -- Notice by electronic means -- Amendments to the IT Act -- Authentication of electronic records -- Digital Signature and Electronic Signature -- Recognition of electronic records -- Jurisdictional issues in India --
  • Contents note continued: Jurisdiction for civil proceedings -- Jurisdiction for criminal cases -- Jurisdiction for international cases -- Civil proceedings -- Before trial -- Summons and discovery -- Costs -- Criminal proceedings -- Investigation -- Search and seizure of digital evidence -- Cyber forensics in India -- ch. 14 Ireland, Republic of -- Evidence -- Electronic signatures -- Hearsay rule -- Authenticity -- Recent legislative developments -- Civil proceedings -- Anton Piller Orders -- Discovery -- Privilege -- Hearsay -- The best evidence rule -- Unlawfully obtained evidence -- Right of witnesses to give evidence by live television link -- Criminal proceedings -- Before trial: Obtaining evidence in criminal proceedings -- Disclosure and preservation of evidence -- Evidence from other jurisdictions -- Admissibility of evidence at trial -- ch. 15 New Zealand -- Introduction -- Evidence -- Types of evidence -- Document -- Presumptions and evidence produced by machine --
  • Contents note continued: Documents and peculiarities of admissibility -- Electronic signatures -- Reconstructions, simulations and experiments -- Hearsay -- The expert witness -- Civil proceedings -- Discovery -- Inspection -- Costs -- Urgent search and seizure -- Privilege -- The privilege against self-incrimination -- Specific relationship privileges -- Privileges arising from relationships of trust and confidence -- Criminal proceedings -- Search warrants -- Search and Surveillance Act 2012 -- Disclosure -- ch. 16 Scotland -- The Scottish legal system -- The nature of the law -- The court system -- The Scots law of evidence -- Common law principles -- Legislative innovation -- divergence of civil and criminal rules -- Perceived problems surrounding the admissibility of electronic evidence -- Civil proceedings -- Acquisition of evidence -- The presentation of electronic evidence in court -- Electronic documents -- Electronic images -- Remote evidence --
  • Contents note continued: Computer-generated evidence and the role of experts -- The digitisation of paper evidence -- Electronic signatures -- Criminal procedure -- Acquisition of evidence -- Electronic images -- Remote evidence -- Digitisation of paper and electronic recording of evidence -- Practical constraints -- Conclusion -- ch. 17 Singapore -- Admissibility of evidence -- Introduction to the Singapore Evidence Act -- Digital evidence and the Singapore Evidence Act -- Relevance and admissibility -- Admitting computer output -- the 1996 regime -- Modes of admissibility for digital evidence -- the 1996 regime -- Authenticating digital evidence -- the 1996 regime -- Admitting electronic evidence -- the new regime -- Authentication and electronic records -- General presumptions of authenticity -- Secure electronic records -- Electronic signatures -- Other enabling legislation -- Primary and secondary evidence -- Weight -- Other rules of evidence -- Civil proceedings --
  • Contents note continued: Discovery -- The role of the solicitor and client -- Third parties -- Non-disclosure and its consequences -- Costs -- Urgent search and seizure orders -- The use of forensic tools and the expert witness -- Criminal proceedings -- Investigations -- Search warrants -- Disclosure -- Admissibility -- Illegally obtained evidence -- ch. 18 South Africa -- Background -- The Computer Evidence Act of 1983 -- The UNCITRAL Model Law -- The ECT Act of 2002 -- Data messages and their admissibility -- Requirements for a data message to be admissible -- Original form -- Production -- Authenticity -- Hearsay and its exceptions -- Exception provided by the Law of Evidence Amendment Act -- Exception where the author of a data message is not available -- Exceptions for business records -- Data messages as real evidence -- Doubts about accepting data messages as real evidence -- Reliability of data messages -- Graphics, audio, and video -- Computer programs --
  • Contents note continued: Witnesses and expert witnesses for data messages -- Evidential weight of data messages -- Presumptions in favour of data messages -- Presumption in favour of advanced electronic signatures -- Presumption in favour of data messages made in the course of business -- Common law presumption in favour of public documents -- Guidelines for assessing the evidential weight of data messages -- Records and confidentiality -- Duty to keep records -- Confidential information -- Data messages in civil proceedings -- Urgent search and seizure (Anton Piller) orders -- Discovery in terms of the High Court Rules of Court -- Access to information in terms of the Promotion of Access to Information Act -- Evidence improperly obtained -- Expert witnesses -- Costs -- Limiting the use of digital evidence -- Electronic service and filing papers -- Data messages in alternative dispute resolution -- Data messages in criminal proceedings --
  • Contents note continued: Interception centres and the Office for Interception Centres -- Interception directions -- Decryption directions -- Evidence from other jurisdictions -- Search warrants -- Evidence obtained without the required authority -- Using electronic equipment in court -- Electronic forensics -- Interpreting the law of evidence -- Conclusion -- ch. 19 United States of America -- Introduction -- Admissibility -- Authentication -- Hearsay -- Civil proceedings -- Pre-filing investigation and retention -- Discovery -- Sanctions for spoliation -- Criminal proceedings -- Before trial -- Disclosure -- Destruction of evidence -- Evidence from other jurisdictions -- Trial
Control code
000050313180
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
Third edition
Extent
cxxxix, 934 pages
Isbn
9781405779876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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.b27838687
System control number
  • (OCoLC)806199905
  • sks2783867

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