Summary Of Changing Jareth By Richard Petersen

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The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) aims to help young offenders to have a new and positive outlook. It’s goal is to rehabilitate and reintegrate youth back into society. In the novel Changing Jareth by Elizabeth Wennick the young offender Richard Peterson should be punished for the crime of selling marijuana.
Richard Peterson is a 14 year old boy that is a character in the book Changing Jareth. Richard is a first time offender who is selling marijuana to some students at his school. In the book he gets away with his crime however, for this example we will imagine the police were there to arrest Richard for his crime. When the police arrest someone for this crime they would most likely be detained and be taken to a police station. There,

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