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Judge To Serve 28 Years After Making $2 Million For Sending Black Children To Jail

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Judge To Serve 28 Years After Making $2 Million For Sending Black Children To Jail

Ex-judge Ciavarella gets 28 years in children for cash case

The longtime north eastern Pennsylvania judge was 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.

via Ex-judge Ciavarella gets 28 years in children for cash case.

Judge Mark A. Ciavarella, 63, serves as an example of why the private prison industry can do more harm than good. Ciavarella worked alongside owners of private juvenile facilities to ensure that the prison remained occupied. The more prisoners equated to more profits for the owners of the prison.

Ex-judge Ciavarella gets 28 years in children for cash caseAs a result, Ciavarella would sentence offenders with small offenses to months and, at times, years behind bars. He once sentenced a teen to three months in jail for creating a MySpace page that mocked…

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