Theories Used In Criminal Justice

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“Everything people do in life is based on theory. However, many people often are not conscious or aware of the theory that they are using. Nevertheless, whatever they do, they do for a reason” (Bohm, 2011.) Theories used in criminal justice allows for the discovery of why criminals do what they do and what led them to do it. There are many different reasons that someone can decide on a decision with some theorist believing in free will and others believing in a predestined future. This allows them to decide if the criminal knows right from wrong or was destined to choose the decision to commit the crime because the decision was already made for them.
“These theories are studied in an attempt to understand why people commit criminal and delinquent