Predictions 2016: Stephen Mason

December 10, 2015

Finally, judges and lawyers will have to understand that computers are not ‘reliable’, and the presumption of ‘reliability’ should not apply. The Post Office Horizon system will come under the scrutiny of the Criminal Cases Review Commission. The publication of the full transcript of the trial of {i}R v Seem Misra{/i} will help the process (see case transcript:}).

{b}Stephen Mason is Editor, Digital Evidence and Electronic Signature Law Review{/b}