1960s C.E.

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Norway begins overhauling prison system from punitive to rehabilitative justice model

By 1968, Norwegians had become dissatisfied with the harsh living conditions of the correctional system, and the Norwegian Association for Criminal Reform (KROM) was formed. KROM’s first substantive change came in 1970 with the abolition of forced labor.

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