The story is incredible: Thousands of children inappropriately sentenced to juvenile detention centers, many without legal representation and after cursory hearings, by two rogue judges in northern Pennsylvania who received millions of dollars in bribes from the private institutions’ owners. William Ecenbarger, a Pulitzer-Prize winning investigative journalist, has brought this stunning story to book form in a deeply researched, compelling tale, appropriately titled “Kids for Cash: Two Judges, Thousands of Children and a $2.8 Million Kickback Scheme.”
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