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California passes law creating mandatory rape sentence

California passes law creating mandatory rape sentence

Rachel Borshchenko, Staff Writer

September 1, 2016

Lawmakers in California voted unanimously to pass a law imposing a mandatory three-year sentence upon anyone convicted of rape using force. This bill comes in response to the controversial Stanford rape case. In March of 2016, Brock Turner was convicted of three felony counts of sexual assault and...

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