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[Sept. 2016 Opinions] How Brock Turner symbolizes the fault in our justice system

October 11, 2016

By Colette Lippman '17 Opinions Editor and Megan Brown '17 Brock Turner: the astoundingly talented Stanford freshman swimmer and now infamous rapist (well, according to Judge Aaron Persky, it was only sexual assault). Despite clear evidence proving him guilty of rape, Turner was released from prison...

Sentencing for Turner rape case questions judge’s ethics

Sentencing for Turner rape case questions judge’s ethics

Colette Lippman, Opinions Editor

June 10, 2016

California judge Aaron Persky has been scorned for sentencing former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner to a six-month prison term with three years probation for the sexual assault and rape of an unconscious woman, when prosecutors requested for Turner to face up to six years in federal prison.   ...

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