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    Ethical considerations of genetics

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    I am trying to figure out why a defendant's genes should be considered as a factor in the criminal behavior? Can you help me figure out some pointers and factors?

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    Depending on the circumstance, a defendants genes should be considered a factor in determining a criminal behaviour, but this depends on certain factors. Since this question is quite general then you should consider a few things.

    Firstly, this is a classical nature vs. nurture debate. Nature being the genetic make-up of someone and nurture being the ...

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    The expert examines the factors in ethical considerations of genetics.