Please answer both of the following Forum Questions:
1. Incorporating the assumptions of one of the below learning theories (also feel free to research the online library, Internet etc for information on these two theories), make an argument either for or against the insanity defense, that is, should it be allowed and or abolished…and specifically why?
– Social Learning Theory
– Sutherlands Differential Association Theory
2.Do you believe that ecological approaches have a valid place in contemporary criminological thinking? Specifically…why or why not?
Note: This Forum is directly connected to the following Course Learning Objective:
LO1. Analyze the main assumptions of prominent theories within criminology (e.g., Strain
Theory, Classical Criminology, Learning Theory, Labeling Theory, Rational Choice
Theory, and others) to current topics within the criminal justice arena
Instructions: Each Forum response should be “minimum” of 500 words of content (does not count references and or restating a question) and include “at least” two properly referenced sources, in accordance with APA 6th edition