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

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 outcry over the sexual assault case of former Stanford swimmer Brock...
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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 int...

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