In the Kids for Cash case, earlier reported by this blog, Mark Ciavarella, who made millions “selling” kids to a private prison for cash, was sentenced to 28 years in prison and to pay $1 million in restitution.  There is some justice in the world, but often too slow.

Former judge gets 28 years for scheme to unjustly jail youth – CNN.com.

Even in these days of austerity, savage budget cuts, voter suppression efforts, radical gerrymandering, and favors from elected officials to their cronies, some stories still can shock our sensibilities.  This is one.  Read the rest of this entry