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Will the results of my polygraph be used against me in court?

Last week, we came into work and found out that a bunch of stuff got stolen. The cops selected a bunch of employees to interview and to submit to a lie detector, with me being one of them. I was kind of nervous during the test because I thought that I was being accused or something. They came back and said they think I'm lying. Will the results be used as evidence against me? I didn't do it.

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    Sally Hamblin | Hamblin Law Office
    4015 W. Houghton Lake Drive
    Houghton Lake, MI 48629
    (228) 224-7120
    Polygraph tests should not be taken. If your contact states you must or be fired, it may have been better you exert your constitutional rights to consult with an attorney. You did not do that. What it could be used for is firing or suspending you. Put their focus on you to gather added evidence. If approached again, do not talk and get an attorney.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 2/23/2013
    Michael Breczinski | Michael Breczinski
    5005 Lapeer Rd
    Burton, MI 48509
    (810) 743-2960
    Polygraph exams are not admissible in court. They are just an educated guess about the truth.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 2/21/2013
    John F Brennan | Musilli Brennan Associates PLLC
    24001 Greater Mack
    St Clair Shores, MI 48080
    (586) 778-0900
    Generally a polygraph is not admissible. Get an attorney and do not speak with anyone, especially management of police without counsel.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 2/19/2013
    John Toivonen | Toivonen Law Office
    PO Box 15174
    Lansing, MI 48933
    (517) 402-5229
    Results of a polygraph are not admissible in court. However, a polygraph test can be used to convince the prosecutor that the Defendant is innocent. A person should not agree to take the test if the person committed the crime because beating the test is a tough task. While the prosecutor cannot use the results against you as evidence, failing the test can convince the prosecutor that you are guilty. The fact that the police came back and said they thought that you were lying does not mean that you failed the test. Police are allowed to lie to suspects. Smart defendants exercise their right to legal counsel.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 2/19/2013
    Timothy J. Klisz | Klisz Law Office, PLLC
    39111 W. Six Mile Rd.
    Livonia, MI 48152
    (313) 402-0853
    Maybe. You should not discuss anything else and hire your own counsel.
    Answer Applies to: Michigan - Replied: 2/19/2013
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