Criminal Evidence in the Network Society: New Problems, New Solutions?

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Novel problems relating to criminal evidence have emerged in connection with the recent developments of technology and society. In this paper, some of these legal and practical problems are identified and examined, with a distinction made between mostly cybercrime-specific problems and problems related to electronic evidence. This paper provides an overview of the topic and brings to light the need for continuing research in the field.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLawyers in the Media Society
Subtitle of host publicationThe Legal Challenges of the Media Society
EditorsAhti Saarenpää, Karolina Sztobryn
Place of PublicationRovaniemi
PublisherLapin yliopisto
ISBN (Electronic)978-952-484-913-5
ISBN (Print)978-952-484-908-1
Publication statusPublished - 2016
MoEC publication typeA3 Part of a book or another research book


  • network society
  • criminal procedure
  • electronic evidence
  • cybercrime

Field of science

  • Law

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