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Challenges Related to Electronic Evidence

  • Obtaining, Relying Upon and Admitting It In Court
  • Advanced seminar for EU legal practitioners

Milan, 21 November 2013 – 22 November 2013

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About the project

This project, mainly sponsored by the European Commission, consists of three major seminars that will take place in Seville, Milan and Prague.

Each seminar will have a specific focus

  • Introductory seminar (1), Seville, 6-7 June 2013: An introduction to electronic evidence in criminal proceedings: collection, analysis and presentation of electronic evidence in court
  • Specialised Seminar (2), Milan, 21-22 November 2013: Challenges in obtaining and relying on electronic evidence and issues of admissibility in court
  • Specialised Seminar (3), Prague, 5-6 June 2014: The admissibility of electronic evidence in cybercrime cases (identity theft, child pornography, online fraud, etc.)   

Contents of the seminar

This seminar will discuss the validity and admissibility of electronic evidence in criminal proceedings.

Key topics

  • How to acquire forensic data in accordance with acknowledged principles and methodology?
  • Can I trust electronic evidence? How can I decide the evidence is reliable?
  • How to ensure that electronic evidence is authentic, complete, reliable and accurate?
  • National (continental and common law) experiences and perspectives

Who should attend?

Judges, prosecutors, lawyers in private practice and ministry officials active in the field of EU criminal law.


Travel costs up to €300 and accommodation for two nights (20-22 November) up to €135 per night will be reimbursed by ERA upon receipt of the original receipts, tickets, boarding passes, invoices after the seminar.

Participants are asked to book their own travel and accommodation.

Event fully booked

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