What can lawyers, prosecutors, law enforecment agencies and judges do to take advantage of the potential knowledge inherent in digital data to streamline the pre-trial and trial processes? What guidance can judges give to the bar in formulating rules and protocols for the exchange and handling of electronic evidence? What gaps exist in the current legal education curriculum and what changes need to be made so that law students are fully equipped to succeed in an ever-evolving digital work environment?
This book, written by Emeka Arinze Esq (a certified digital forensic attorney) delves into these questions and provides a starting point for further consideration of legal education, developing digital curriculum and leveraging technology to increase access to law practice in the 21st century within the African continent.
The Book Foreword written by Hon. Mr. Justice Walter S. N. Onnoghen, GCON, the Honourable Chief Justice of Nigeria, November, 2018.
Emeka Arinze Esq., is the first Nigerian lawyer to be dual qualified in Law and Forensic Technology. Called to Nigerian bar in 1983, he holds a Masters’ degree (LL.M) in law of the University of Lagos, Nigeria and a Masters’ degree in Information Technology (with emphasis on forensic technology) of the University of Lagos, Nigeria.
This book, with about 1300 pages, 49 chapters, comes in both physical and electronic format and is divided into 5 parts namely:
Evidence: Why Digital?
The Analog and Digital Phenomenon
Digital Evidence as a Product of Integrated Circuits and Binary Digits
Binary Thinking: A Mind-Set of Evidence in the Digital Age