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Criminal Reality Trumps TV fiction…

One of the TV dramas that occasionally catch my eye is “Law & Order.” The other day, one was presented as a fictionalized account of a juvenile judge who sold justice for his private profit.  It was far closer to reality than some viewers may have imagined.

Judge Ciavarelli...

The current issue of the Prison Legal News (PLN, Nov.2011), features an article by Derek Gilna on two Pennsylvania judges that played the real “Cash for Kids” and were subsequently convicted and sentenced. more…