Scenario 9:

Question : Defendant, 14 years old, is charged with arson in the first degree as a juvenile offender. Prior to trial the prosecutor offers to dispose of the case by a plea to attempted arson in the first degree, a class B felony, and to consent to the replacement of that conviction by a youthful offender finding with a recommended sentence of one to three years imprisonment. Should the Court approve this disposition?

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