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Jun 6, 2016, 2:20pm EDT
  • August 9, 2018

    Brock Turner loses appeal of sexual assault conviction

    Turner at one point claimed that he was only guilty of "sexual outercourse."

  • June 6, 2018

    The recall of the judge who sentenced Brock Turner will end up hurting poor, minority defendants

    I’m a public defender. Here’s why the recall vote is no progressive victory.

  • June 6, 2018

    Voters recall judge who sentenced Brock Turner to 6 months in jail for sexual assault

    The recall’s supporters argued the sentence was part of a broader pattern. Opponents said the recall could send a bad message.

  • June 6, 2018

    Voters recall judge who oversaw Brock Turner sexual assault case

    Aaron Persky stands by the sentence he gave Brock Turner. It has cost him the bench.

  • December 19, 2016

    Why the Stanford sexual assault case has become a national flashpoint, explained

    Brock Turner was sentenced to six months in county jail and three years' probation for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.

  • June 15, 2016

    The Stanford judge just got kicked off another sexual assault case

    The DA’s office says they "lack confidence" that Aaron Persky can be fair.

  • June 10, 2016

    USA Swimming bans Brock Turner for life over Stanford sexual assault case

    This effectively ends Turner’s career as an elite competitive swimmer.

  • June 9, 2016

    Brock Turner was convicted of sexual assault but not “rape.” What does that mean?

    What we talk about when we (and the legal system) talk about "rape" and "sexual assault."

  • June 9, 2016

    GOP congressman on Brock Turner: his punishment should be longer than a college semester

    "As a country we must change our mentality and make sure that our young people recognize sexual assault and rape for the heinous crimes that they are."

  • June 9, 2016

    Brock Turner's 6-month sentence for Stanford sexual assault may be cut in half

    There's been a lot of outcry about Turner's sentence and what it shows about rape culture.

  • June 9, 2016

    Joe Biden's open letter to the Stanford sexual assault victim: "You will save lives"

    "What you endured is never, never, never, NEVER a woman’s fault," Biden wrote.

  • June 9, 2016

    I’m a public defender. What if my clients got the same treatment as Brock Turner?

    How Turner's privilege explains the light sentence he received for sexual assault.

  • June 8, 2016

    Brock Turner's friend blames political correctness for Stanford sexual assault conviction


  • June 8, 2016

    Brock Turner blamed "party culture" for his sexual assault of an unconscious woman

    "Peer pressure" also got a shoutout.

  • June 8, 2016

    Ranking colleges based on reported campus rapes is a horrible idea

    This is a terrible idea.

  • June 8, 2016

    Brock Turner’s sexual assault victim explains why she’s remaining anonymous

    Turner’s accuser: "I am every woman."

  • June 8, 2016

    A father's defense of his sex offender son, annotated by a Title IX expert

    The letter by the Stanford sexual assailant's dad is a study in rape culture.

  • June 6, 2016

    The media's racial double standard in covering sexual assault cases, in 2 tweets

    The disparity is very clear.

  • June 6, 2016

    This letter from a Stanford sexual assault victim destroys 5 bad assumptions about rape

    There's a reason the letter went viral.

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