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AngkorWot Donating Member (792 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-23-11 09:50 PM
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2. Don't they use these tests to improperly label convicts?
Interesting interview on NPR a couple of months ago with the guy who first came up with these tests. It was supposed to be just a tool, but they ended up being misused getting a lot of false positives with convicts. Thus they're pretty much locked up and the key is thrown away in cases where the actual convict is capable of reform through therapy and counseling.
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