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Community Resources and Legislation
A case study of the application of the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA).
# 135149 | 750 words | 1 source | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Law (Criminal) , Criminology (Juvenile Justice) , Child, Youth Issues (General)


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Description:

The paper describes how the Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) governs the situation where Andrew has been charged with uttering death threats and possession of a dangerous weapon. The paper describes how the situation is concerned with his sentencing on the charges. The paper explains that the Act provides guidance for the judge who makes a judgment that is based on certain principles; the judge does not make a decision based on personal feelings such as compassion. The paper further explains that the justice system responds through the Act and considers Andrew's needs and circumstances. Finally, the paper discusses how the Act also decides that Andrew's penalty should not be more severe than what is fair for the offence.

From the Paper:

"The Youth Criminal Justice Act (YCJA) governs the situation. The Act pertains to the situation because Andrew has been charged with uttering death threats and possession of a dangerous weapon. The situation is concerned with his sentencing on the charges. The Act provides guidance for the judge who makes a judgment that is based on certain principles. The judge does not make a decision based on personal feelings such as compassion. The justice system responds through the Act and considers Andrew's needs and circumstances. The Act also decides that Andrew's penalty should not be more severe than what is fair for the offence."

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Community Resources and Legislation (2007, December 01) Retrieved October 22, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/case-study/community-resources-and-legislation-135149/

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"Community Resources and Legislation" 01 December 2007. Web. 22 October. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/case-study/community-resources-and-legislation-135149/>

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