A Comparative Analysis of the Admissibility of the Polygraph Test and DNA Test Analysis as Evidence in India and United States of America

Anshu Maheswari
OP Jindal Global University , India

Volume II – Issue II, 2020

The Law of Evidence, has changed and updated itself with regards to the technological developments and scientific methods of getting evidence. However, with these developments of technology and science, it is important to understand the characteristics of these developments as evidence, and attribute the value of it being admissible in courts of law of different countries. This paper will aim to understand the nature of certain forms of scientific methods of evidence and its admissibility in courts of law. A comparative analysis of the veracity of such evidence, in the courts of India and United States of America will be provided so as to understand the position of these two countries in admitting or not admitting these forms of evidence in their criminal justice system in particular.


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