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Woman Jailed For Overdue Library Book

WISN – “In Beloit, failing to return overdue library books is apparently a serious offense. It landed Keely Givhan behind bars for six days.”

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Words Behind Bars

Boston Review – “Do prisoners have a right to read what they want?”

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Judge removed after jailing entire courtroom

And you thought librarians were uptight about cell phones.

What a strange story (via)

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Prison Librar*

Mary Rinzel – “So You Want to Become a Prison Librarian?”

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Prisons Reverse Decision

Neela Banerjee – “Facing pressure from religious groups, civil libertarians and members of Congress, the federal Bureau of Prisons has decided to return religious materials that had been purged from prison chapel libraries because they were not on the bureau’s lists of approved resources.”

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