aprilhenry (aprilhenry) wrote,

Teens sentenced to boot camps so judges can get kickbacks

As anyone who has read Shock Point can tell you, I'm not a big fan of boot camps for teens.

But this is beyond belief. Two Pennsylvania judges who have been charged with taking millions of dollars in kickbacks to send teenagers to two privately run youth detention centers. One girl was "sentenced to a wilderness camp for building a spoof MySpace page that lampooned her assistant principal." Another boy spent months in a boot camp because his FRIEND stole some DVDS.

Read more here.

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