Saturday, November 21, 2009

PA: Judges Using Kids for Cash - IxNay on that Accountabilty Thing.

Occasionally comes a case which fairly begs for the Court of Appeal ruling to restore public confidence in the judiciary.

Caputo's 26 page ruling in the case of Former Judges Michael T. Conahan and Mark A. Cavarella, Jr. is just that case.

U.S. District Judge A. Richard Caputo's ruling should go Kaput.

File Caputo's ruling under
"This Makes Zeo sense,"
but some figure numbers and decimal points involved.

(The Legal Intelligencer has previously reported Conahan's ties to admitted felons, including reputed mob boss William "Billy" D'Elia. Multiple sources have said that Conahan and his father also had links to Joseph Scalleat and Michael "Hoppy" Carsia. According to a former member of the now-defunct Pennsylvania Crime Commission, Scalleat and Carsia ran the mob in Hazleton, Pa., for years.

The Legal Intelligencer has also previously reported that federal investigators are looking at allegations of case-fixing in Luzerne County, particularly UM/UIM arbitration cases, as well as criminal case-fixing.)