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Judge Who Sentenced Stanford Rapist to 6 Months Quietly Starts New 6-Year Term

HeadlineJun 09, 2016

And in California, a judge who sparked national outrage by sentencing a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail after he was convicted of three felony counts for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, has quietly started a new six-year term. Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky did not face election for the new term because he had no challengers. Click here to see our interview with the Stanford law professor who has launched a recall campaign against Judge Persky. We’ll have more on the case later in the broadcast.

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