I wasn't really sure how community service worked until I talked to Clarence Justice Michael Powers about his idea to make it more Clarence-specific.
It turns out he didn't know a whole lot about it either, until he became a judge.
His idea, which was the subject of my column today, struck me as a decent idea. As he put it, the community that has to deal with the effects of the crime should derive some benefit when the criminal has to pay for the crime.
What do you think?
--- Bruce Andriatch
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