Calif. Judge Tosses Prison Sentence for 1970s Radical

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A California judge Monday threw out the 14-year sentence imposed on former Symbionese Liberation Army member Sara Jane Olson and ordered a new hearing to decide how much prison time she should serve, the Sacramento Bee reports. Olson, once one of the nation's most notorious fugitives, incarcerated in California since her sentencing in October 2002, must receive a new hearing within 60 days, Superior Court Judge Thomas M. Cecil ruled. She was sentenced after pleading guilty to taking part in two attempts to bomb Los Angeles Police Department cars in 1975 and for participating earlier that year . . .

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