Alistair Kelman


I am a barrister and technologist. For over twenty years I practiced at the Bar developing the law relating to microelectronics and computing as in intellectual property barrister. But I got sidetracked into defending alleged hackers and built my reputation in computer security and crime. I know where the bodies are buried! For more about me and what I do these days please see my website at

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The Computer in Court - a Second Edition
Price: Free! Words: 29,080. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Courts & trial practice
This is an updated version of the ground breaking book written in 1981 about the problems associated with evidence from computers in the English courtroom in criminal prosecutions. It illustrated the problem with what was an imaginary case - a case which over the years became prophetic. Nearly thirty years later the authors can now tell you "what happened next" Enjoy

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