The Uphill Slide

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09/04/2017
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Truth or Dare

My stomach flip-flopped as I climbed the steps at the Allegheny County Courthouse almost two months ago. The vise was tightening. Psychological torture. Control device. Others call it rehabilitation and just a monitoring tool. Just a difference of opinion? This … Continue reading

02/13/2017
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Sex Offender Programs

A guy said he couldn’t wait to take a denial polygraph. He took a deal so what was the denial polygraph going to do for him? It’s not used in Pennsylvania courts so the real use of this non-definitive tool … Continue reading

02/05/2017
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If You Go Back To Jail

“If you go back to jail.” Who ever thought I would say those words so calmly? I make so many statements that seem to be in some foreign language. Can I really be saying this? But those are the words … Continue reading

11/10/2016
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Denial Polygraphs

I try to understand the procedures of this justice system with sex offenders. At some point as an offender, you may find yourself subjected to a denial polygraph which legal minds have suggested you will probably fail, not because of … Continue reading