By Andrea Orwoll, 2d Yr, William S. Boyd School of Law
Most of us, attorneys included, are inept lie-detectors. But this hardly differentiates us from the devices invented and used by humanity for centuries.1 Liars do not always show stereotypical signs: increased blood pressure, uncomfortable shifting, averted eyes.2 Thus, deceit researchers and psychologists have learned to temper their trust in polygraphs and functional MRIs.
Not that such machines would be useful in a meeting of creditors or in a client interview. Even for clients and creditors with . . .
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