Polygraph testing & domestic violence – helping hand or Jeremy Kyle justice?

A blog post I wrote earlier this month for The University of Northampton News.

Jessica Ritchie, Lecturer in Criminology at the University of Northampton, has been following with interest the progression of a new Domestic Violence Bill, a draft of which includes the use of polygraph testing for offenders.

Here, she blogs about what this is and why its inclusion in the Bill is potentially harmful.

Recently, the draft of the Domestic Violence Bill was released and there are some interesting proposals – in particular, the use of polygraph testing for domestic violence offenders on conditional release from prison…

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