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“Kids for cash” judge jailed prison bribes

“Kids for cash” judge jailed prison bribes

  A US judge has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for taking bribes from a prison developer after years of sending young teenagers to jail for minor crimes. In a bitter twist of irony, former Pennsylvania judge Mark Ciavarella Jr. was jailed and ordered to pay nearly $1.2 million for his part in a “kids for cash scheme”.[Read More...]

Mentally ill targeted in pre-crime hit list

Mentally ill targeted in pre-crime hit list

Cops in New York have started a new drive to round up mentally ill people in the city before they have committed crimes, it has been emerged. According to new information uncovered by the New York Post, police are drawing up a hit list of people with mental health disabilities in a bid to get them off of the streets.[Read More...]