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Judge Aaron Persky

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June 2016: 'In a widely circulated comment in the courtroom when issuing his sentence, Judge Aaron Persky of the Santa Clara County Superior Court, said there was “less moral culpability” for a defendant who is intoxicated. His sentence was harsher than the probation officer asked for, but a petition for his removal has now swelled beyond a million signatures.'


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Had an impact on Brock Turner Person Jun 13, 2016

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Jun 12, 2016 Court Papers Give Insight Into Stanford Sex Assault

QUOTE: The assault of the 22-year-old woman — she is described as Jane Doe in court documents — has led to a firestorm of outrage for what many saw as her assailant’s light punishment, a six-month jail term with the possibility of parole after just three months.

New York Times