The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has issued a sweeping order vacating nearly all of the records for juveniles who appeared before a former Luzerne County judge there.

The decision, which is effectively a wholesale adoption of a court-appointed special master’s recommendation, criticizes former Judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. for running a courtroom with “a disturbing lack of fundamental process, inimical to any system of justice.”

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