Commission casts a wide net of blame and suggests array of safeguards to protect youths
May 28, 2010, Terrie Morgan-Besecker and Mark Guydish, Times Leader
HARRISBURG – The commission investigating the Luzerne County juvenile justice scandal issued a final report Thursday that casts a wide net of blame and offers suggestions to ensure that such a “total collapse” of the legal system never occurs again.
While the primary faults rests with former judges Mark Ciavarella and Michael Conahan, a secondary failure lies with attorneys and prosecutors who saw the problems but did not speak up, officials with Interbranch Commission on…
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