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Relatives “should have a say in sentencing”

One hurdle has been cleared for a proposal to allow victims' relatives to have a role when people serving life sentences are considered for release. The Swedish Council on Legislation, Lagrådet, which determines whether new laws or changes in current law are constitutional, will allow the proposal to go forward.

Östberg transferred from California jail

Östberg transferred from California jail

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Annika Östberg moves closer to release

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Annika Östberg ‘not ready’ for life out of prison: prosecutor

Annika Östberg to be released in May 2011

Annika Östberg to be released in May 2011

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“Cop killer” Östberg fails in parole bid