Outrage over a six-month jail sentence for a Stanford student convicted of the sexual assault of an unconscious woman is intensifying. A leaked statement from the perpetrator's father saying his son was being unfairly punished for "20 minutes of action" went viral, as did a wrenching letter by the victim to the court. Thousands have signed petitions demanding a lengthier sentence and for the judge who oversaw the case to be removed from the bench. Forum discusses the case and the problem of campus sexual assault.
- Victim's Letter to Her Attacker (Buzzfeed.com)
Stanford Sexual Assault: Letter from Brock Turner's Father to the Judge (MercuryNews.com)