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An interrogation company is suing Ava DuVernay and Netflix for defamation over how their series characterised a police technique used to extract false confessions from the Central Park 5

A company that pioneered a criminal interrogation tactic is suing the filmmaker Ava DuVernay and Netflix for defamation over how they portrayed the technique in a 2019 series. DuVernay’s series, “When They See Us,” is a dramatization of the 1989 Central Park jogger case, in which five teenage boys were […]
An interrogation company is suing Ava DuVernay and Netflix for defamation over how their series characterised a police technique used to extract false confessions from the Central Park 5
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Do polygraphs work and should we keep using them?

You’ve probably seen this device before. This is a “polygraph” — which is more popularly known as a lie detector test.But just how often itcancatch you in a lie is shrouded in controversy. Regardless, thousands of polygraphs are given each year in the US, alone, for everything from government clearance […]
Do polygraphs work and should we keep using them?