Number of page: 146
Publisher: Council of Europe
The report presents the proceedings of a conference held in May 2000 to discuss the main developments in information technology and law in Europe. It contains a number of national reports submitted by member states which consider the use of modern communication techniques in the European legal sector. Individual contributions also provide an overview of the rapid IT developments over recent decades, as well as an outlook into the technological future. Emphasis is laid on the importance for member states to provide access to legal data in such a way as to facilitate easy use by all citizens.