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Judge In Rape Case Says He Broke Ethics Code

A Montana judge says he doesn’t deserve to lose his job for commenting that a 14-year-old rape victim appeared “older than her chronological age” when he sentenced her teacher-rapist to just a month in prison.

12/04/2013

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Court Stops Mont. Judge From Undoing Rape Sentence

Montana’s Supreme Court on Friday blocked a judge from resentencing a former teacher who got 30 days in prison for raping a 14-year-old student, a sentence widely criticized after the judge said the victim was “older than her chronological age.”

09/06/2013

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Mont. Judge’s Apology For Comments On Rape Case Fails To Silence Critics

A Montana judge apologized but said he had no plans to resign after his remarks about a 14-year-old rape victim — and the 30-day jail sentence he handed the perpetrator — sparked outrage.

08/29/2013