'Cash for kids' judge took $1m kickback from private jail builder to lock children up
By Daniel Bates
Last updated at 7:25 PM on 21st February 2011
Mark Ciavarella sent hundreds of children and teenagers to the private prison for minor crimes after being given the money by the company which ran it.
Some of the children jailed were as young as 10 and at least one killed themselves because the excessive sentences ruined their lives.