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Michael Conahan (front left) and Mark Ciaverella (front right), both wearing suits and ties, leave a courtroom in front of other men also in suits and ties
In this Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009, file photo, former Luzerne County Court Judges Michael Conahan, front left, and Mark Ciavarella, front right, leave the U.S. District Courthouse in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The two Pennsylvania judges orchestrated a scheme to send children to for-profit jails in exchange for kickbacks. (The Citizens' Voice via AP)

Kids-for-cash judges ordered to pay more than $200M

Two Pennsylvania judges who orchestrated a scheme to send children to for-profit jails in exchange for kickbacks were ordered to pay more than $200 million to hundreds who fell victim to their crimes.

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