A small, simple pavilion now occupies the notorious spot where ex-Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner sexually assaulted an unconscious woman in 2015. The dumpster that once marked the crime scene is gone.
Still in place, however: Judge Aaron Persky, who stirred outrage by sentencing Turner to a mere six months in jail after his jury conviction on three felony counts.
A photo of Brock Turner next to a definition of rape in a criminal justice textbook went viral after a WSU freshman shared the photo on her Facebook account two weeks ago.
Since then, Hannah Shumer, a pre-law criminal justice major, has seen her photo liked over 63,000 times and shared over 100,000 times.
SAN FRANCISCO — Supporters of Aaron Persky, the embattled California judge who handed a six-month jail sentence to ex-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner, are advertising face time with other judges to attract lawyers to a campaign fundraiser for Persky.
A retired judge on Monday lifted a temporary restraining order that prevented the collection of signatures for the recall of controversial Santa Clara County Court Superior Judge Aaron Persky. Marianne Favro with NBC Bay Area reports.
SAN JOSE — In a victory for the campaign to oust Judge Aaron Persky, a retired San Francisco judge Monday ruled that proponents could immediately resume collecting signatures on petitions aimed at putting the recall on the June ballot.