Criminal defense lawyer uses polygraph test to weed out dishonest clients
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Some criminal defense attorneys make a point of not asking a client whether he or she is guilty.
“An agreement with our staff is that we won’t take any sexual-conduct cases unless there’s a reasonable probability that our client is innocent,” the Ohio practitioner says. So, to get the lay of the land, he not only grills a prospective client about the case but administers a polygraph test in an effort to determine whether he or she is telling the truth.
“I’ve got to feel real confident being with them,” Koffel told the newspaper. “We pour a lot into these cases.”