08 - CJ 270 05/02/2008 12:01:00 Classical school 1700-1800...

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CJ 270 05/02/2008 12:01:00 Classical school 1700-1800 Lex talionis Positivist school 1800 to 1900 Theorists: Cesare Lombroso Scientific method, biology, stats, math, research, labs, records Lombroso studied physical features of more than 100 men to determine  criminal potential Focus: individual and causation of the crime, rehabilitation, prevention, and  intervention. Biological Theories According to biological criminology theory the criminal is a physical and  biological throwback to early stage of human evolution that adjusts poorly to  modern society and is thrust into criminal activities. Cesare Lombroso 1912: Certain people and criminogenic They have primitive physical traits These traits are acquired through heredity or through alcoholism, epilepsy, or  syphilis. Psychological Theories
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