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Job And Justice: Judge’s Mandate Is Mistake Of Biblical Proportions

Should judges require convicts to read the Bible and write essays about it? In a nation that separates religion and government, you’d think the answer would be a clear “No!”

But in South Carolina, Circuit Court Judge Michael Nettles has done just that. According to the Rock Hill Herald, Nettles sentenced York County resident Cassandra Belle Tolley to eight years in jail and five years of probation for seriously injuring two men while driving drunk.