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Judge who issued Stanford rape sentence removed from unrelated sex assault case

The California judge who faced criticism for giving what many called a too-lenient sentence to a Stanford University student convicted of sexual assault has been removed from an unrelated but similar case.

Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky found himself amid a national controversy at the beginning of June, when he sentenced 20-year-old Stanford student Brock Turner to only six months in prison...read more.

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