Wanda Molina, the Jersey City, N.J., chief municipal judge at the center of a ticket-fixing scandal that caused her and three other judges to lose their jobs and face criminal charges, was sentenced on Aug. 27 to 364 days in jail, though she may be able to avoid hard time.

Bergen County Superior Court Judge Harry Carroll also imposed a three-year probationary term to be served first, and at the end of it, Molina can apply to vacate the prison sentence.

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