Aaron Persky

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File photograph of Stanford University campus. File photograph: Reuters

A woman who was sexually assaulted in 2015 on the campus of Stanford University in the US by a college swimmer and read a powerful statement at his se(...)

Former Stanford student Brock Turner who was sentenced to six months in county jail for the sexual assault of an unconscious and intoxicated woman in January 2015. Photograph: Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office/Handout via Reuters

Voters removed from office on Wednesday a California judge who drew worldwide condemnation for giving a six-month jail sentence to a Stanford Universi(...)

Former Stanford student Brock Turner: his sentence of six months for sexual assault has caused widespread uproar in the US. Photograph: Reuters

US senator Barbara Boxer on Tuesday decried a California judge’s decision to sentence a college athlete to just six months in jail for sexual assault,(...)

Former Stanford student Brock Turner who was sentenced to six months in county jail for the sexual assault of an unconscious and intoxicated woman. Photograph: Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department

A California judge criticised for giving what many say is a too-lenient sentence to a Stanford student convicted of sexual assault has been bombarded (...)

An undated photograph provided by Santa Clara County Sheriff shows Brock Turner, a former Stanford University swimmer who received a six-month jail sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. Photograph: AP

A sexual-assault case at Stanford University has caused public outrage after the defendant was sentenced to six months in a jail and starkly different(...)