How to survive in jail for dummies, and more
An ex-con from New York has gone into business teaching Wall Street executives and other white-collar criminals how to survive jail.
How to survive in jail for dummiesAn ex-con from New York has gone into business teaching Wall Street executives and other white-collar criminals how to survive jail. For $200 an hour, Steven Oberfest, 41, teaches convicted swindlers and frauds the fine points of jailhouse etiquette and lingo, how to keep their sanity behind bars, and some basic self-defense techniques. “These guys have never been in a fight in their lives,” said Oberfest, who once served time himself, “and now they’re entering a world where anything can happen.”Hearing-impaired football fan sues for scoreboard captionsA hearing-impaired Ohio State football fan is suing the university for not providing captions on the stadium scoreboard. Vincent Sabino, 32, says that he cannot understand referee announcements and that he is “never able to follow the game.” Sabino’s suit, backed by the National Association of the Deaf, demands captioning at all OSU sports events, and an unspecified sum for prior suffering.