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NCJ Number: 30763 Find in a Library
Title: ADMISSIBILITY OF POLYGRAPH RESULTS IN CRIMINAL TRIALS - A CASE FOR THE STATUS QUO (FROM CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEMS REVIEW, 1974 BY JON S SCHULTZ AND JON P THAMES - SEE NCJ-30751)
Author(s): L J RADEK
Corporate Author: William S Hein and Co, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1974
Page Count: 14
Sponsoring Agency: William S Hein and Co, Inc
Buffalo, NY 14209
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE OPERATIONS OF THE POLYGRAPH MACHINE, OUTLINES OBJECTIONS TO THE POLYGRAPH TEST, AND REVIEWS THE LEGAL STATUS OF POLYGRAPH EVIDENCE.
Abstract: OBJECTIONS TO THE USE OF POLYGRAPHS INCLUDE THE SUBJECTIVE NATURE OF THE POLYGRAPH OPERATOR'S JOB, THE PREJUDICIAL EFFECT THAT POLYGRAPH EVIDENCE MAY HAVE ON A JURY, AND THE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE RELIABILITY OF POLYGRAPH EVIDENCE. AFTER REVIEWING THE LEGAL STATUS OF POLYGRAPH EVIDENCE, THE AUTHOR PROVES THAT POLYGRAPH EVIDENCE SHOULD NOT BE ADMITTED IN COURT.
Index Term(s): Evidence; Polygraphs; Research; Rules of evidence
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