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Judge's Light Sentence for Convicted Rapist Sparks Outrage for the Legal Community

Jeanne Zaino | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics
Jeanne Zaino

The line between what is acceptable and what is not as it pertains to shaming in the legal arena is murky at best. In the interest of not just those in the legal profession, but more importantly victims and the accused, it is time we get some clarity on these issues.

Judge Sentences Rapist To Work At Rape Crisis Center

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.02.2014 | Crime

A Texas judge was forced to rethink her judgement after she sentenced an admitted rapist to work at a rape crisis center. State District Judge Jean...

Judge Cites Teen Victim's Sexual History To Justify Rapist's Light Sentence

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.02.2014 | Crime

“She wasn’t the victim she claimed to be." A Texas judge used those words to justify the lighter-than-light sentence she gave to a rapist, tel...