_____ ____ ____ was convicted of three felony counts related to his digital penetration of an unconscious victim behind a dumpster at a frat party and sentenced to a short six month period of imprisonment. ____’s sentencing generated public outrage, especially after the long, visceral and rambling 7,400 letter by the anonymous victim read to ____ in court went viral. Deeming ____’s sentence “too lenient” and faulting the judge for considering the “severe impact” of imprisonment on ____, self-proclaimed social justice activists launched petitions on Change.org, seeking the sentencing judge’s recall.
Members of Congress—both right and left—have chimed in proclaiming that “the punishment for rape should be longer than a semester in college.” Leading the charge to remove Judge Persky is none other than a tenured Stanford University Law Professor, Estelle Freedman, a self-proclaimed progressive, who seems far more interested in gaining national attention for herself than the fundamental principles of due process and progressivism, which she brushes aside, because, well, sexual assault cases, at least to Prof. Freedman, are different. Full Column