Mark Ciavarella, center, leaves the federal courthouse in Scranton, Pa., in this Feb. 12, 2009 file photo. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has overturned hundreds of juvenile convictions issued by Ciavarella.

Judge Sentenced To 28 Years For Selling ‘Kids For Cash’ To Prisons

Now that Ciaverella has been locked up, that solves one problem, but raises an important question that few are asking: was this an isolated incident, or are there more just like him who have made similar deals with prisons across the United States.