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Monday, 3 March 2014

Documentary Exposes Corrupt "Kids For Cash" Judge In Pennsylvania

Watch the official 'Kids for Cash' trailer here:http://kidsforcashthemovie.com/

"Kids for Cash, opening on February 28 in New York and major cities. The story begins in 2003 in a courthouse in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, when Judge Mark Ciavarella began sentencing teenagers to juvenile detention centers for offenses as minor as trespassing in a an abandoned building or poking fun at a principal with a mock MySpace page. For the next six years, over 3,000 children would be swept into the juvenile justice system under a "zero tolerance" policy. Most of the defendants had been convinced to waive their right to a lawyer. Many were taken away in shackles. Once in the system, some of the kids were incarcerated for years."

Read more: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles...--

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