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Sharper may not the study place, if the court of appeal friar

Several of the who earlier this year was sentenced for having cheated on the scholastic aptitude test has in the same time lost their places. Including students in the medical and juristprogrammen in Lund, sweden, a person at the university in Örebro, sweden and at KTH shut down after their test results annulled.

the Reason is that they paid the criminal fusktjänsten HP help to gain unauthorized using to better results on the test sample.

their judgments. But even if they would be freed completely from suspicion, they get either their test scores or students back. The decision is taken by the University and högskolerådet (UHR) and there is no appeal.

– Because the UHR withdrawn, the result has the basis for this student's antagningsbeslut disappeared, we believe, " says Janne Andersson, head of the department of student affairs at the university of Örebro.

– It is UHR which owns the sat, so we have to go on what they have decided. They've decided to pull back a result, there is no basis for admission anymore, " says Katarina Jonsson Berglund, head of training at KTH.

UHR took the decision to invalidate test results for cheaters after the own checks of the people who was singled out in the fuskhärvan.

– If the evidence is then not enough to be punished under the criminal code is up to the judiciary to decide, " says Åke Lernefalk, press officer at the UHR.

the Total was 31 persons accused in the high-profile case. In addition to the 23 cheaters so sentenced eight people for other interference around fuskverksamheten, money laundering and false accounting.

that was five or six years in prison. Both have their appeals, claims of what we call the referral. It means that the judgment is to be demolished and that the district court's take on the hearing from the beginning.

Their defense can mean, among other things, that the prosecution made use of the seized messages sent between the brothers, and that should not have been part of the investigation.

" You are not allowed to take messages between the related parties of the seizure unless the minimum penalty for the offence is at least two years in prison. This is despite the fact that there is no such minimum sentence taken the messages between the related parties in the fittings, "says Carla Pantzar, the younger brother's lawyer and continues:

– We believe that there is such a comprehensive failure that it can not be healed in the Court of appeal and that the case should therefore be referred back to the district court," she says.

and associate professor in procedural law, is in doubt as to whether it will be possible. Regardless of where the evidence will is the free assessment of evidence in Swedish courts, " he says. This means that even if the evidence obtained in the illegal because it can still be used.

"It seems unlikely, or less appropriate, that it be referred back on the ground," he says.

– Although there is important evidence, it is just one of several. Would it be that you do not need to take account of the evidence can the court still make a new assessment which ignore it.

the DN has searched Anna Lander, who is the prosecutor in the case.

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