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The entrance to the South Dakota Supreme Court at the state Capitol in Pierre. (Joshua Haiar/South Dakota Searchlight)

Supreme Court: Lie detector tests too faulty to influence criminal sentencing

BY: - July 28, 2023

A Sioux Falls judge was right to bar the use of polygraph test results in a sentencing for a 2020 robbery and shooting death. That was the conclusion of the South Dakota Supreme Court this week in the case of Raymond Banks. The 22-year-old is serving a 60-year prison sentence for manslaughter in the death […]