Posts for June, 2010

fMRI Lie Detection Fails Its First Hearing on Reliability

June 9, 2010

Yesterday, Magistrate Judge Tu M. Pham in the Western District of Tennessee recommended that testimony about an fMRI lie detection test should not be admitted as evidence. Judge Pham reasoned that the fMRI lie detection test conducted by CEPHOS lacks sufficient scientific reliability (under Federal Rule of Evidence 702) and [...]