Stanford Rapist Scheduled to be Released Friday, Three Months Early—on ‘Good Behavior’

by Leslie Salzillo – Brock Turner, the infamous Stanford rapist who is convicted this year of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster is scheduled to be released from a county jail on Friday, September 2. The former Stanford University student and Olympic hopeful is reportedly getting out three months early—on “good behavior.” This will not sit well with many around the world who were already outraged that Turner, 19, only received a six months sentence in the country jail, when the crime of rape calls for over ten years prison time. The case received worldwide attention after Turner’s rape victim published the letter to her rapist, which she read to him in court. That letter went viral and millions, all the way up to Vice President Biden, reacted to her powerful words. The woman is known only as “Emily Doe.” Santa Clara Judge Aaron Persky, who presided over the case and who gave the lenient sentence has received almost as much ridicule as...

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