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While a tender lady is located brutally murdered in a parking storage, with a veritable mountain of capability facts to sift via, it can be the main tough case former NYPD detective Lincoln Rhyme has ever taken on.
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In contrast, Marvin Wolfgang credits Lombroso with “shifting focus from metaphysical, legal, and juristic abstraction . . to a scientific study of the criminal and the conditions under which he commits crime” (1972: 390). Still others have traced the origins of scientific criminology to Franz Joseph Gall (Critchley 1965; Savitz et al. 1977). Setting aside the effort to pin down an artificial starting point for criminology, we can nonetheless assert that criminology as an empirical study is deeply entwined with late-eighteenth-century and earlyand mid-nineteenth-century biological and psychological investigations into criminal behavior.
Later in the eighteenth century, both Beccaria ( 1819: xi) and Bentham ( 1948: 1–7) expressed their support for this principle. , a royal family), although it may support their interests to the extent that they are connected to the interests of the general public. Moreover, the term “crime,” especially following the logic of Bentham, should be reserved for acts that cause substantially more pain than pleasure for the members of a society. In this connection, a deviant act that causes a net increase in pleasure should not be punished as a crime; and a punishment that causes a net increase in pain, a real possibility if “all punishment in itself is evil” (Bentham  1948: 170), is unacceptable.