Post Profile






California Passes Mandatory Minimum Bill in Response to Brock Turner Controversy 

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed new legislation that imposes mandatory minimum sentences on some sexual assault crimes as well as expands the definition of rape under California law. Both bills—AB 2888 and AB 701—were introduced by the California legislature in response to the outcry following Brock Turner’s light sentence after the former Stanford student was convicted on three counts of felony sexual assault.
read more

share

Related Posts


California Lawmakers Pass a Rape Bill in Response to Brock Turner's Very Lenient Sentence

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

In response to the six-month sentence that Brock Turner received after being convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, California lawmakers have passed a bill that would effectively close the loophole that caused his se...

California governor OKs sex crime bill tied to Stanford case

Politics / US Politics : Washington Watch

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed two sexual assault laws in response to national outrage over the six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer for sexually assaulting … Click to Continue »

Brock Turner Case Results in Mandatory Prison Time Bill

News / Crime : Crime & Courts from Newser

California Gov. Jerry Brown said Friday that he signed two bills that emerged amid national outrage over the six-month jail sentence given to a former Stanford University swimmer who sexually assaulted a woman passed out near a tras...

Calif. Adds New Mandatory Sentences for Convicted Rapists

Ethnicity & Race / African American : The Root

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation on Friday that imposes new mandatory sentences on some sexual assault offenders and expands the legal definition of rape, two issues that have been hotly debated since the case against ...

California expands punishment for rape after Gov. Brown signs Brock Turner bills

News : The Raw Story

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday signed legislation that expands the legal definition of rape and imposes new mandatory minimum sentences on some sexual assault offenders — measures inspired amid national o...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC