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The courts and the Norwegian society

Notes from the public with the words "criminally sane" hanging outside the courthouse in Oslo pin connection to the trial against Breivik.
The Oslo District Courts treatment of the 22 July case can be mentioned as an example of a case where the court was put under pressure. There were big expectations in society that the perpetrator was to be held accountable and be punished as criminally sane.
Nils Gunnar Skretting, Institute for public law, UiO