Would Sam be allowed to record it in Jail?
So your're listening to Sam read Smallville to you, but if you listen in carefully in the background, you just hear the sounds of prisonrape.
Are there rules about independent prison labour?
Can the Warden farm the chain gangs out to just about anyone?
Would the state seize his wages?
They pay them like 15 cents an hour to work in the laundry...
Can the Prison contract Sam out?
Would he read the book aloud for 15 cents an hour, if the Warden was getting the surplus of his paycheck?