Academic Publications by Research Fellows
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  1. R. Stoykova, ‘Digital Evidence: Unaddressed Threats to Fairness and the Presumption of Innocence’ (2021) 42 Computer Law & Security Review 1-20. DOI:
  2. Lauren E. Elrick, ‘Finding the Balance between Security and Human Rights in the EU Border Security Ecosystem’ (2021) 12(1) European Journal of Law and Technology 1-42.
  3. Radina Stoykova, ‘The Presumption of Innocence as a Source for Universal Rules on Digital Evidence’, (2021) 22(3) Computer Law Review International 74-82. DOI:
  4. A Fukami, R. Stoykova, and Z. Geradts, “A New Model for Forensic Data Extraction from Encrypted Mobile Devices” (2021) Forensic Science International: Digital Investigation, Vol.38 (Sept. 2021, 301169). DOI: 10.1016/j.fsidi.2021.301169.
  5. R. Nordvik, R. Stoykova, K. Franke, S. Axelsson, and F. Toolan, “Reliability Validation for File System Interpretation” (2021) Forensic Science International: Digital Investigation, Vol.37 (Jun. 2021, 301174). DOI: 10.1016/j.fsidi.2021.301174.
  6. Halefom Abraha, ‘Law enforcement access to electronic evidence across borders: mapping policy approaches and emerging reform initiatives’ (2021) International Journal of Law and Information Technology 1-36. DOI:
  7. Lauren E. Elrick, ‘The Ecosystem Concept: A Holistic Approach to Privacy Protection’ (2021) 35(1) International Review of Law, Computers and Technology 24-45. DOI:



  1. Halefom Abraha, ‘Government Access to Digital Evidence Across Borders: Some Lessons for Africa’, in KM Yilma (ed), The Internet and Policy Responses in Ethiopia: New Beginnings and Uncertainties (Addis Ababa University Press, 2020), 1-40.
  2. R. Stoykova and K. Franke, ‘Standard Representation for Digital Forensic Processing’ (2020) 13th International Conference on Systematic Approaches to Digital Forensic Engineering (SADFE), May 2020, 46-56. DOI: 10.1109/SADFE51007.2020.00014.
  3. Halefom H. Abraha, ‘Regulating Law Enforcement Access to Electronic Evidence Across Borders: The United States Approach’ (2020) 29 Information & Communications Technology Law 1-30. DOI: 10.1080/13600834.2020.1794617
  4. Halefom H. Abraha, ‘How African Countries Can Benefit from the Emerging Reform Initiatives of Cross-Border Access to Electronic Evidence’ Cross-Border Data Forum (6 July 2020)
  5. Agnes E. Venema and Dr. Zeno Geradts, ‘Digital Forensics, Deepfakes, and the Legal Process‘ (2020) 16(4) The SciTech Lawyer (American Bar Association), Summer 202014-23.
  6. Agnes E. Venema, ‘The Sum of All Friends: Improving Cross-border Intelligence Sharing in Europe – the Case of the Benelux’, (2020) 22(1) The International Journal of Intelligence, Security, and Public Affairs 5-19. DOI:
  7. M. Bas Seyyar and Z.J.M.H Geradts, ‘Privacy impact assessment in large-scale digital forensic investigations’ (2019) Forensic Science International: Digital Investigation, Vol.33 (June 2020, 200906). DOI:



  1. Halefom H. Abraha, ‘How compatible is the US ‘CLOUD Act’ with cloud computing? A brief analysis’ (2019) 9(3) International Data Privacy Law 207-215. DOI:
  2. Poster presented by Luca Guido Valla (ESR7) at the European Neuroscience Conference by Doctoral Students, 2019. It can be downloaded at the following link: Poster_Valla_ENCODS, 2019



  1. Valla, L. G., Bossi, F., Calì, R., Fox, V., Ali, S. I., & Rivolta, D. (2018). Not Only Whites: Racial Priming Effect for Black Faces in Black People. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 40(4), 195-200. DOI:
  2. Radina Stoykova, How a Standardization Process May Impact on the Relation Between Digital Evidence and Digital Forensics, in: Jusletter IT 22 February 2018; Conference proceedings IRIS 2018: