Replacing Prisons with Detention Houses... Too radical or not?
RESCALED proposes an alternative for prisons: small-scale, differentiated and community-integrated detention houses. Not for a few, but for all people in detention. Too radical or not radical enough? That is the question we will ask the speakers.

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Sebastian Scheerer is professor emeritus of criminology and calls himself an abolitionist. He is a critical supporter of detention houses, but would it be too radical for him to replace all prisons with detention houses?

The basic idea could also be formulated as people instead of walls.

Berit Johnsen is prison researcher and leading the research department of KRUS (University College of Norwegian Correctional Service). She is a critical supporter of detention houses, but would it be too radical for her to replace all prisons with detention houses?