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Electronic Technology and Civil Procedure

New Paths to Justice from Around the World

  • Miklós Kengyel
  • Zoltán Nemessányi


  • The most comprehensive book of its type

  • Covers world wide issues of electronic justice (not just EU-related issues)

  • The most scientifically related book on this topic


Part of the Ius Gentium: Comparative Perspectives on Law and Justice book series (IUSGENT, volume 15)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Adapting Systems of Civil Procedure to Electronic Technology

  3. Specific Applications of Electronic Technology Applications to Court Proceedings: Service and Other Applications of Communications Technology Issues

  4. Specific Applications of Electronic Technology Applications to Court Proceedings: Documentary Evidence and Other Applications of Information Technology

About this book


This book contains the seven main reports and eleven correferates of the 2010 International Association of Procedural Law Conference in Pecs. During this conference, participants from around the world examined all aspects of the impact of modern information technology on civil procedure, ranging from the electronic submission of the application to electronic service of documents and electronic means of proof supported by modern information technology. In addition to practical issues, they discussed the possible impact of electronic procedures on traditional principles of civil procedure.

The IAPL was the first to put the effect of modern and communication technology on civil procedure on the agenda, in 1999. This confirmed Lord Woolf’s statement from the 90’s, that “IT will not only assist in streamlining and improving our existing systems and process; it is also likely, in due course, itself to be catalyst for radical change as well...”


Applied Technology Authenticity Cross-Border Crime DNA Databases Digital Tachnology Digitial Information Electronic Civil Procedure Electronic Discovery Electronic Justice Electronic Proceedings Electronification Estimation of Evidence Evidence Evidence-Gathering International Association of Procedural Law Litigation New Information Technology Proceedings on the Web Proof Protection Security Traditional Civil Procedure Traditional Principles of Civil Procedure Virtual Civil Litigation

Editors and affiliations

  • Miklós Kengyel
    • 1
  • Zoltán Nemessányi
    • 2
  1. 1., Department of Civil Procedure and Law SoUniversity of Pécs Faculty of LawPécsHungary
  2. 2.Faculty of Law, Department of Civil Procedure and Law SoUniversity of PécsPécsHungary

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