Polygraph Test

A computerized polygraph machine being used in a simulated situation

on February 26, 2007 in Moscow, Russia. Russian human rights activists oppose a bill in Moscow's city legislature that would allow companies to give prospective employees lie detector tests. (credit: Dima Korotayev/Epsilon/Getty Images)

California Making Sex Offenders Take Lie-Detector Tests

For the first time, California will make paroled sex offenders take periodic lie detector tests as a way to gauge their behavior patterns and perhaps prevent new sex crimes.

01/08/2015

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Tennis Referee Charged In Husband’s Death Allegedly Passes Lie Detector Test

Lawyers for a professional tennis referee charged in her husband’s death say she has passed a lie detector test in which she said she did not kill him with a coffee cup.

10/08/2012

Giovanni Ramirez (credit: LAPD)

Suspect In Giants Fan Beating Takes Lie Detector Test

The main suspect in the brutal beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow outside Dodger Stadium took a lie detector test Wednesday to try to prove his innocence.

06/01/2011

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Stow Beating Suspect Accused In Nevada Shooting

Giovanni Ramirez, who is suspected of brutally beating Bryan Stow at Dodger Stadium on March 31, is also being investigated in an attempted murder case in Nevada.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/01/2011