Tag Archives: prison

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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Fighting Crime

Jeri Krentz – “You’ll need a calculator to count the number of days Margo Fesperman has spent inside the Mecklenburg County jail. With a master’s degree in library and information science, she manages the jail library system. Fesperman’s mission, as she says, is to “fight crime with literacy.”

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