Law Forum : Judges Plead Guilty in Scheme to Jail Youths for Profit

freddie419

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Judges Plead Guilty in Scheme to Jail Youths for Profit

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"...The answers became a bit clearer on Thursday as the judge, Mark A. Ciavarella Jr., and a colleague, Michael T. Conahan, appeared in federal court in Scranton, Pa., to plead guilty to wire fraud and income tax fraud for taking more than $2.6 million in kickbacks to send teenagers to two privately run youth detention centres run by PA Child Care and a sister company, Western PA Child Care..."



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Prosecutors say Judges Michael T. Conahan, and Mark A. Ciavarella Jr., above, took kickbacks to send teenagers to detention centres. Credit David Kidwell/Associated Press

Ok it's an old news story but this is what I believe goes on in the US judicial system.

Read more:
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/13/us/13judge.html
 

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These Five Corporations Are Making Millions From Mass Incarceration.
January 21, 2015



"...Likely the most well-known prison profiteers in the United States are the Corrections Corporation of America and The GEO Group. Between them, these two firms pulled in about $3.3 billion last year running scores of private prisons and immigration detention centres..."

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http://billmoyers.com/2015/01/21/fi...ver-heard-making-millions-mass-incarceration/
 

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