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Once called "the strip searches of the mind", polygraph test creators maintain that their lie detectors can detect when a suspect is lying in 80-95% of cases. Should we use them in the justice system to secure convictions? Or are they a dangerous and gross violation of a suspect's legal rights?

Yes, they should be allowed.

The are helpful in determining the truthfulness of a subject. Technology should be used to aid in our search for truth.

No, they should not be admissible.

They are not accurate enough to be used in legal proceedings.

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