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NCJ Number: 121320 Find in a Library
Title: Quick Reference Guide to Polygraph Admissibility Licensing Laws, and Limiting Laws
Author(s): N Ansley
Corporate Author: American Polygraph Assoc
United States of America
Date Published: 1989
Page Count: 17
Sponsoring Agency: American Polygraph Assoc
Severna Park, MD 21146
Sale Source: American Polygraph Assoc
P.O. Box 1061
Severna Park, MD 21146
United States of America
Type: Reference Material
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document details the various positions on polygraph testing.
Abstract: Case law on polygraph admissibility as evidence is listed in each United States jurisdiction. The Federal Law bars most tests for pre-employment screening, but allows tests to be administered to employees who are reasonably suspected of workplace theft or other incidents causing employer economic loss. The law provides exemptions for Federal, State, or local governments and for a limited number of occupations. State laws on the polygraph are listed.
Main Term(s): Polygraph reliability
Index Term(s): Court standards; Reference materials; Rules of evidence; State-by-state analyses
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