Genetics and Criminal Behavior

Genetics and Criminal Behavior

Forensic researchers are taking another look at controversial claims about the role of genetics in criminal behavior. We discuss the ethical and policy implications.

Forensic researchers are taking another look at controversial claims about the role of genetics in criminal behavior. We discuss the ethical and policy implications.

Guests

John Paul Wright

Professor of Criminal Justice, The University of Cincinnati

Arthur Caplan

Professor of Bioethics and Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania

John Laub

Director, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) at U.S. Department of Justice; Joint recipient of Stockholm Prize in Criminology (2011)

Benson George Cooke

President, Association of Black Psychologists

John Butler

leader of the applied genetics group at the National Institute of Standards and Technology

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