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...
Posted by Irishgreeneyes at 00:11