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sarisataka

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9. We often point to European countries
Fri Sep 29, 2023, 01:51 PM
Sep 2023

As models of rehabilitation.

In Norway the perpetrator of the 2011 massacre received the maximum sentence of 21 years. If at the end of the sentence he is determined to be a threat to the public detention may be extended 5 years. He may appeal for parole every year. The 5 year extensions can theoretically be for life.

I find it interesting how the worst criminals are treated and how sometimes the worst is wished on lesser offenders.

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