Six years after his conviction in the "Kids for Cash" case, one of Pennsylvania's worst corruption scandals, a disgraced judge is getting another chance to try to escape what could be a life prison sentence.
Former Luzerne County President Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. will get that opportunity in September when he appears before U.S. Middle District Chief Judge Christopher C. Conner in Harrisburg.
Read more in The Patriot-News.
What you'll find
PMC press releases, statements, and news coverage of our work, in addition to the latest news on Pennsylvania's courts, judicial elections, ethics, discipline and more.
Pennsylvanians for Modern Courts is a statewide nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to ensuring that all Pennsylvanians can come to our courts with confidence that they will be heard by qualified, fair, and impartial judges