West Australia Court of Criminal Appeal Rejects Polygraph “Evidence”

The Australian Associated Press reports in an article titled “Mallard to stay behind bars” that the West Australia Court of Criminal Appeal, upholding Andrew Mark Mallard’s conviction for the murder of Perth jeweler Pamela Lawrence, has ruled polygraph “evidence” to be inadmissible. The WA Court of Criminal Appeal is the highest Australian court that has ruled on the admissibility of polygraph results. The court’s ruling may be downloaded as a 340 kb PDF file here.

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