|New York City’s Jail-Reform Architect Looks to Norway for Ideas|
|By wsj.com - Ben Chapman|
Senior officials behind New York City’s sweeping criminal-justice overhaul are visiting jails in Norway—regarded by some as among the most humane in the world—with an eye toward bringing back lessons in incarceration from cutting-edge prisons there.
The trips were the idea of Elizabeth Glazer, the director of the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justice who is leading some of the nation’s most aggressive criminal-justice overhauls in New York City, including a plan to close the Rikers Island jail complex and replace it with four...
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