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With original reporting and extensive new research from Pulitzer Prize finalist Candy J. Cooper, Shackled chronicles the infamous kids-for-cash scandal, where the scales of justice were deliberately tipped to fill prison beds and line the pockets of those sworn to uphold the law.

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"Many thousands of youths appeared before Judge Ciavarella during his time on the court from 1996 to 2009, entering one courtroom door, disappearing through another."

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