Ciavarella

List of Alleged Offenses
Counts
1) Racketeering                                         1

2) Racketeering
     Conspiracy                                               1

3) Honest Services
     Wire Fraud                                               4

4) Honest Services
     Mail Fraud                                              4

5) Bribery                                                     10

6) Money Laundering
     Conspiracy                                              1

7) Money Laundering                           5

8) Extortion                                                8

9) Conspiracy to Defraud
      the U.S.                                                     1

10)Filing a False Tax Return           4

List Of Convictions

Counts
1) Racketeering                              1
  
2) Racketeering
    Conspiracy                                                  1
   
3) Honest Services
     Mail Fraud                                                
4

4) Money Laundering
     Conspiracy                                               
1

5) Conspiracy to Defraud
      the U.S.                                                       
1
              
6) Filing a False Tax Return                4

  
   * Serving a term of 28 yrs in prison, and at the age of 66 he will probably never live to see the light of day, on the “outside” (28 + 66 = 94) *



Education

   1)   King's College
  
     2)   Duquesne University School of Law
 
     3)   Received law degree - 1975
Practice Experience

   1)   1975 to 1995  - Partner in the firm of Lowery, Ciavarella and Rogers.

   2)  1976 to 1978  - city solicitor 

   31978 to 1995 - solicitor for the city zoning board.

   41995 - elected to a ten-year term as Judge

  52005 - re-elected to a second ten-year term in 2005
  
 6)  2007 until his 2009 resignation - President Judge

Removal Process

  1)   Resigned - January 23, 2009

   2)  Pleaded guilty - February 13, 2009

   3)  Judge Kosik rejected the plea agreement - July 30, 2009

   4)  Indicted - September 9, 2009

    5)   Arraigned - September 15, 2009

  
6)  Found guilty of Racketeering – February 18, 2011

  
7)  Sentenced to 28 years in federal prison – August 11, 2011

  
8)  Third Circuit Court of Appeals vacated one count - May

24, 2013
  
   9)  Third Circuit refused to reconsider - July 24, 2013

  
10)  Supreme Court declined to hear the appeal - 2014


CONVICTED CRIMINAL CURRENTLY SERVING A 28 YEAR PRISON SENTENCE