Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Polygraphs for Sex Offenders-Court Upholds

Court Upholds Polygraph for Sex Offenders
NEW YORK -- A federal appeals court ruled that lie detector tests can be used to ensure convicted sex offenders are obeying the rules of their probation and that a ban on Internet use is appropriate for some offenders.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling pertained to Jeffrey A. Johnson, an aerospace engineer and sophisticated computer user who, the court said, had used the Internet to conduct sexually explicit conversations with children from 1995 to 1997. Washington Post-Full Story


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