E-Justice: Using Information Communication Technologies in the Court System: Using Information Communication Technologies in the Court System

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Martínez, Agustí Cerrillo i
IGI Global, Jul 31, 2008 - Computers - 270 pages

Technology has had a prevalent impact on nearly all social domains, one being the judicial system. Advancements such as computer-generated demonstrations and electronic filing can enhance presentations and give a clearer, well-organized case.

E-Justice: Using Information Communication Technologies in the Court System presents the most relevant experiences and best practices concerning the use and impact of ICTs in the courtroom. This groundbreaking title draws upon the leading academic and practicing perspectives from around the globe to provide academics and professionals throughout the legal system with the most comprehensive overview of present developments in e-justice.


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Agustí Cerrillo i Martínez is a professor of Administrative Law in the Law and Political Science Faculty, Open University of Catalonia (Spain). He is the director of the law studies and of the postgraduate on e-government of the Open University of Catalonia. He holds a PhD (Law) and a degree in law and in political sciences. He has published several books and articles on e-Government and, particularly, on access, diffusion and re-use of public sector information on the Internet. His research is focused on e-government regulation. He is also the team leader of a research group on e-justice.

Pere Fabra i Abat is a professor of Philosophy of Law and the Dean of the Department of Law and Political Science at the Open University of Catalonia (Spain). He holds a PhD in Law and a degree in Philosophy. He was a practicing lawyer for ten years in the field of Administrative Law. Dr. Fabra has been doing research at the J.W. Goethe University in Frankfurt (Germany) and was a Visiting Scholar at the Department of Philosophy at Northwestern University (Evanston-Chicago). He is currently the director of a research project on Transformations of the Law in the Information Society funded by the Spanish Government. With Dr. Cerrillo he led a large study about E-justice in Latin America. He specializes in philosophy of law, epistemology and critical theory. [Editor]

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