Simple English definitions for legal terms


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A quick definition of criminogenic:


Definition: Criminogenic means something that can cause or lead to criminal behavior. It is used to describe factors or situations that increase the likelihood of someone committing a crime. For example, living in a high-crime area or having a history of abuse can be considered criminogenic. The word comes from the combination of "crime" and "genesis," which means the origin or creation of something.

A more thorough explanation:

Definition: Tending to cause crime or criminality.

Example: A neighborhood with high unemployment rates, poverty, and lack of access to education and resources can be considered criminogenic.

Explanation: The example illustrates how certain environmental factors can contribute to the likelihood of criminal behavior. In this case, the lack of opportunities and resources can lead individuals to turn to crime as a means of survival or to fulfill their needs. The term "criminogenic" is used to describe these types of environments or situations that increase the risk of criminal activity.

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