Builder in juvenile detention scandal in northeastern Pennsylvania gets 1 year in prison

  • by: MICHAEL RUBINKAM , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 25, 2014 - 1:11 PM

SCRANTON, Pa. — A builder of for-profit youth detention centers was sentenced Friday to a year in prison for his role in a notorious juvenile justice scandal in which thousands of young offenders were sent to his facilities by a judge who took money from him.

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