Academy of European Law (ERA)

Computer Forensics in Legal Proceedings


The main objective of this seminar is to train EU legal practitioners on the fundamentals of computer forensics enabling them to gain an overview of the complex challenges related to criminal cases with tech/internet components. This event will address online investigations with particular focus on searches on websites and social media platforms.

Event Type:
Sep. 30, 2019 - Oct. 1, 2019
Zagreb , Croatia

Key Topics

  • Online investigations on websites
  • Investigating social media (open and covert)
  • Demonstration of a forensic tool
  • e-Evidence and the admissibility test

About the Project

This seminar is part of a large-scale project sponsored by the European Commission entitled “Basic computer forensics skills for EU legal practitioners: practice-oriented training courses to meet the challenges of new technologies”. It consists of six seminars to take place in Vilnius, Lisbon, Zagreb, Prague, Barcelona and Trier.

Registration fee: €250 with no discounts

Travel costs up to €300 and two nights' hotel accommodation will be reimbursed by ERA upon receipt of the original receipts, tickets, boarding passes, invoices after the seminar.

The number of places available is limited (30 places).

Participation will be subject to a selection procedure. Selection will be first come first served and according to nationality.
Participants can take part only in one event out of the six contemplated in the ERA series “Fundamentals of Computer Forensics”. A response will be sent to every applicant after the deadline. We advise you not to book any travel or hotel before you receive our confirmation.

Participants are asked to book their own travel and accommodation.

Spanish applicants who work for the prosecution service (CEJ) must apply for this event through CEJ.
Participants should come from eligible EU Member States (UK and Denmark do not participate in the Justice Programme 2014-2020).

Who should attend?

Judges, prosecutors and lawyers in private practice from EU Member States.

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