Norwegian Prison Focuses on What’s Next for Inmates

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The New York Times profiles Norwegian justice and the country's Halden Fengsel, which is often called the world's most humane maximum-­security prison. The treatment of inmates at Halden is wholly focused on helping to prepare them for a life after they get out. Not only is there no death penalty in Norway, there are no life sentences. The maximum term for any crime is 21 years.

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