An aura of the occult surrounds the mention of hypnosis. As a result, hypnotism is rarely used in court. Although tainted by its sideshow reputation, hypnosis, when applied properly, can substantially aid both the investigation and litigation stages of law enforcement.
"Hypnosis and the Law,"
University of Baltimore Law Forum: Vol. 10
, Article 3.
Available at: http://scholarworks.law.ubalt.edu/lf/vol10/iss1/3