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    Why a defendant's genes should be considered as a factor in the criminal behavior.

    Why a defendant's genes do not excuse criminal behaivor.

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    These two questions are really part of the classic Nature v Nurture debate.

    In other words, are we what we are as a result of what we inherit i.e. our Genotype, which has been contributed from the DNA of each of our parents, or are we the result of the effect of the environment that we develop in and that would include upbringing, education, physical environment etc?

    The best studies to help answer this question are identical twin studies. Identical twins are technically called monozygotic twins i.e. they ...

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    This solution helps solve a DNA problem.