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Prisoners get time off their sentence for reading

A new program for inmates in Italy will have them cracking open a book to reduce their prison time.  The initiative would allow a prisoner that is serving six months or more to get three days off their sentence for every book they read while in jail. Officials say their would be a limit of 48 days off a year for read and each book would need to be 400 pages or more.

 

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2 Comments to “Prisoners get time off their sentence for reading”

    MyTakeOnIt said:
    May 9, 2014 at 5:36 PM

    Gee, is content considered? How to make a Bomb. Fifty Shades of Grey. Clifford and Heathcliff. Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys mysteries.

      ᙓᔕᙅO said:
      May 9, 2014 at 8:04 PM

      The Catcher in the Rye.

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