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Department
Criminology
Course
CRM1301
Professor
Carolyn Gordon
Semester
Winter

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FeeblemindednessApril01141037 AM Evolution in societys attitude towards the criminal only in the line of treatment instead of understanding of him and responsibilityUniversal assumption responsibility of all expect young children and idiots or insaneOldest method of treatment vengeance satisfied if offender suffered equal amount with those whom he had made sufferoLater idea of punishing offender for sake of deterring othersEnvironment wont enable all people of escape criminalityoproblem deeper question of responsibilityThose born without sufficient intelligence dont know right from wrong or dont have sufficient will power and judgement to make themselves do he right thing source of criminalityoHereditary feeblemindedness not hereditary criminalityCriminal type of feeble mindednessoMisunderstood mistreated driven into criminalityoDiscrepency in agesHighest are juveniles because difficult to believe an adult man or woman isnt just ignorant more willing to admit defect of childrenFact that mental defectives are more apt to die young leaving among the older prisoners who are really intellig
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