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Why the Innocent Plead Guilty and the Guilty Are Under-Punished
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This is a book about how innocent people are forced to confess, despite there often being little or no physical evidence against them. Desperate to clear themselves, they often beg to take a lie... More > detector test not knowing that these sessions are often conducted by former cops whose intention is only to increase their sense of absolutely hopelessness in proving their innocence. These same "polygraph experts" then force the desperate suspect into generating incriminating versions of the original story. The suspect who volunarily pleaded for a lie detector test will be completely ambushed when the "examiner" shows up in court to testify against him. The examiner will not bring say anything at all about the polygraph procedure nor any graphs showing wiggles on lines, because his "lie detector" was only a prop to increase the desperation of the interviewee and to solicit incriminating statements.
Such shameful shenanigans are only a part of the way the deck is stacked against the accused in the 21st century USA.< Less