Former judge sentenced to prison for "kids for cash" scheme

A former Pennsylvania juvenile court judge was sentenced on Thursday to 28 years in prison for accepting payment to send juveniles to a for-profit detention facility in a scandal dubbed "kids for cash,".

Former Luzerne County Juvenile Court Judge Mark Ciavarella, 61, accepted nearly $1 million from a developer who built the detention facility, prosecutors said. Full Story »

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Posted by: Posted by Jack Powers - Aug 11, 2011 - 2:37 PM PDT
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by Jack Powers - Aug. 12, 2011

Evil in the extreme.

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