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36 days – Pa. Judge get 28 years in Kids for Cash scandal

August 11, 2011


SCRANTON, Pa.— A longtime judge has been ordered to spend nearly three decades in prison for his role in a massive juvenile justice bribery scandal that prompted the state’s high court to toss thousands of convictions. Former Luzerne County Judge Mark Ciavarella Jr. was sentenced Thursday to 28 years in federal prison for taking $1 […]