A story about Christmas at Juvenile Court by Chicago novelist/editor Reginald Gibbons.
In the last few years, laws and sentencing guidelines have become much harsher. Sociologically this has had some good effects.
In the 1990s, Eli was a member of MOD, one of the most infamous and accomplished computer hacking groups in history. He was eventually arrested and served time in a minimum-security prison and home confinement.
Ira talks with Ed Ryder, who was wrongly imprisoned for twenty years and recently released. The whole time Ryder was in prison, he dreamt of starting up a band.