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Aaron Persky, Judge in Brock Turner Sex Assault Case, Faces Recall Petition

The process to remove the California judge who sentenced former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner to only six months for sexual assault formally got under way Monday as organizers filed recall paperwork.

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Judge in Stanford swimmer sexual assault case faces recall campaign

A group of activists filed paperwork Monday to officially launch a recall election against a Santa Clara County judge who was criticized for his decision to sentence a former Stanford University swimmer to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.

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Activists kick off recall of Judge Aaron Persky in Brock Turner case

Activists in Northern California launched a campaign to recall a judge for what they say is a pattern of lenient sentences for sex crime convictions, including the punishment in the well-publicized Brock Turner case.

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Stanford rape case Judge Aaron Persky faces Recall Petition

A California judge who faced a nationwide backlash for his sentencing of campus rapist is facing a formal attempt to remove him from the bench.

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Brock Turner case influences this NBC sitcom

“The Carmichael Show,” an NBC sitcom that habitually embraces hot-button issues, plans to air an episode about rape and possibly reference the Brock Turner case.

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