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Has "statement analysis" ever been...
Has "statement analysis" ever been admitted in a court of law? How can new scientific evidence be admitted at trial without a Frye hearing?
Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Criminal Law
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Criminal Lawyer: Nisha Jones, Esq., Lawyer replied 4 months ago
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Criminal Lawyer: Nisha Jones, Esq., Lawyer replied 4 months ago

Statement analysis is not currently accepted as a valid scientific-based method in the US.

In other words, it does not meet the Frye standard, and therefore is not used.

There are other countries that utilize similar lie detection techniques in court, however statement analysis is yet to be implemented in US courts.

I can't say for certain whether or not something similar has ever been used in a court case somewhere in the US, however the general accepted rule is as I stated before.

I hope that helps!

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Hi. I already know statement analysis is not currently accepted as a valid scientific-based method. I asked whether or not it had ever been admitted as evidence in a court of law, because I understand if both the prosecution and defense stipulate to any evidence's admission - it can be admitted regardless of the Frye standard.
Criminal Lawyer: Nisha Jones, Esq., Lawyer replied 4 months ago

That's correct. I don't know of any specific cases, however I can opt out of the question and there may be another criminal attorney that can help you. Take care!

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok. You take care too.
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