Behavioural Genetics in Criminal Cases : Past , Present , and Future

  title={Behavioural Genetics in Criminal Cases : Past , Present , and Future},
  author={Nita A. Farahany and William Bernet},
Researchers studying human behavioral genetics have made significant scientific progress in enhancing our understanding of the relative contributions of genetics and the environment in observed variations in human behavior. Quickly outpacing the advances in the science are its applications in the criminal justice system. Already, human behavioral genetics research has been introduced in the U.S. criminal justice system, and its use will only become more prevalent. This essay discusses the… CONTINUE READING

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