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    Free Will and Criminal Punishment

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    Discuss what issues biological theories of criminology bring up regarding free will and the justness of punishment. Please reference at least one source.

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    Though biological theories haven't been widely accepted by criminologist and theorist throughout the profession, the way in which our judicial system approaches and punishes criminals would have to be reevaluated. The exception of biological theories would null and void much of classical and neoclassical school of thoughts criminology theories. Below we'll discuss what issues biological theories of criminology bring up regarding free will and the justness of punishment.

    The implication of biological theories in the judicial system would require us to revamp the ...

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    In about 330 words, this solution provides a brief discussion on the concept of free will and how it is linked to the current policies held by the judicial system. One reference is also provided for further research.

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