Relevancy and Admissibility of Digital Evidence: A Comparative Study
Manipal University, Jaipur, India
Volume I – Issue I, 2020
There has been a massive change in everyday life due to growth and technological development. Communication through technologies that increase reliance on digital means of communication, e-commerce, and storing of data in electronic form is extremely easy. This rise and development of technology has an extreme impact on legal standards, especially in the field of proof, in the legal system. This modern technology has created and manufactured materials that are considered proof in the courts. This prompted a need to reform the legislation on information technology and the standards of digital proof admissibility, both in criminal and civil matters. This paper is an effort to reconsider electronic evidence law and its own admissibility and meaning, thus discussing a number of concerns in India, the United States and the United Kingdom in accordance with the assistance of case laws and interpretations.