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Norway Prison

Welcome To One Of The Most Humane Prisons In The World

The Huffington Post | Baz Dreisinger | Posted 08.03.2016 | World

BASTOY ISLAND, Norway ― “Prison?” I asked the two deckhands, after a train carried me to the ferry. “Yes,” said one of the men, rubbing his ...

What The U.S. Can Learn From Prison Reform Efforts Throughout The World

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 04.10.2015 | Impact

It should come as no surprise that with the worst incarceration rate in the world, the United States has a massive problem on its hands. With rough...

The Norwegian Prison Where Inmates Are Treated Like People

The Guardian | Erwin James | Posted 04.27.2013 | World

The first clue that things are done very differently on Bastoy prison island, which lies a couple of miles off the coast in the Oslo fjord, 46 miles s...

Our Hubris Over American Criminal Justice

Jay Sterling Silver | Posted 10.26.2012 | Politics
Jay Sterling Silver

Our scanty understanding of other legal systems generates ugly misconceptions of foreign systems and cultures.

LOOK: Incredible Pictures Of Prison Where Norway Shooting Suspect May Live

Posted 09.26.2011 | World

Foreign Policy: From flat-screen TVs to jogging trails, here's where Norway's accused mass murderer could end up....

Halden Prison: Norway Builds The World's Most Humane Prison

Time | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By the time the trumpets sound, the candles have been lit and the salmon platters garnished. Harald V, King of Norway, enters the room, and 200 guests...

At Norway Prison, Inmates Lead The Good Life

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway -- The first time I went to prison, it was to an idyllic place with lush woodland, bright-colored houses and the waters of the Oslo fjord...