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Unformatted text preview: crime Deductive model:-If x (ex: poverty) occurs in the presence of y (ex: crime), and if x doesn’t occur without y, then the existence of x is a causal factor explaining the existence of y. 7. Principle of future dangerousness A. State power based on scientific prediction B. State may intervene at any time (need not wait for act to occur) * The better we are at predicting, the more likely we are to intervene, prior to the actual act. 8. Nature and function of trials A. Scientific analysis of offender’s condition B. Prediction of future dangerousness...
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- Winter '09
- causal factors, Positive School, A. Scientific analysis, Analogy A. Crime