Lord Justice Clerk’s speech at the ISRCL Conference

In a speech given at the International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law’s 28th International Conference on 24 June 2015, the Lord Justice Clerk explores the theme of the modernisation of criminal trials and the use of digital technology in the fair and efficient presentation of evidence.

Lord Carloway examines the development of modern thinking on the nature and capture of the best quality evidence, observing the digital capabilities of the modern Scottish courts.

The session draws on the findings of the Scottish Court Service Evidence and Procedure Review (2015) and considers legitimate expectations of the scope and functionality of trials in the future.

Read the full address, on 'The Presentation of Evidence in the Modern Trial Environment', here.