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The Perils of Genetic Mitigation

From the New Scientist: Murderer with 'aggression genes' gets sentence cut.  And Prof. Farahany gets it right:  There are easily many more genes that could suggest a defendant should be incapacitated far longer than a typical sentence dolled out these days.  The real danger of linking genes with responsibility is that our genetic make-up is permanent. And that generally precludes any rehabilitative efforts.  

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