Judge Paul Sacco of Colorado, tired of doling out ineffective punishments for people playing their music too loudly, in 2008 decided to fight fire with fire. Instead of the usual fine, he ordered repeat offenders to listen to his music selections for one hour at high volume. Sacco’s eclectic collection included easy-listening maestro Barry Manilow and the theme song from the children’s show Barney and Friends. “This is a way, when I look back, of teaching manners to people,” Sacco said.
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