Can a Judge Require Polygraph Tests for Sex Offenders?

It is easy to imagine the mischief a probation officer could create by using a polygraph test under court orders if any question could be asked.  For example, one could ask, “have you committed any crimes that were never reported?”  In the case of sex offenders, a polygraph test could be used, but can the probationer invoke the right to remain silent?  For a brief discussion of these issues insofar as polygraph tests may be ordered as a probation condition, click on the following link.

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