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Persuasive Speech On Juveniles Research Paper

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At 2:30 in the morning I hear the default ringtone of my iPhone ring for what felt like minutes. I looked at my phone to see who was calling me this late and when the brightness of my phone shined in my face I looked at the caller I.D. and saw my father’s name on my phone I answered quickly. “Hey dad! Is Caleb okay?” I hear chatter and yelling. “Dad! Hello!” I hang up, collect my thoughts, bear myself for what I’m afraid to hear and call back. “Hello? Dad?” I yelled about three times. While my heart beats at a million miles per second I finally hear my father speak, “Yes, Joshae’ I’m sorry I must’ve butt dialed you. Are you okay?” After hearing this the pace of my heart slowed, but I still felt sick to my stomach. On the verge of tears I tell my dad that I’m fine and fail in my attempt to go back to sleep.…show more content…
I hesitate to pick up the phone anytime my father calls because I’m afraid he’ll tell me Caleb was hurt, arrested or my worst fear, murdered. Juvenile delinquent teens should not have the chance to commit crime after crime. Juvenile laws are something that is controversial all over America. All states have different laws when it comes to juveniles. The subject of juvenile justice is a very controversial topic and a soft spot for some people. The common age of a minor being charged as an adult for a crime is seventeen years old. The age for teenagers to be charged as an adult for heinous and violent crime should be lowered to fifteen. Others think that this is not a good idea because of the fact that some states only have the age
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