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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

"Mont. Teacher Rape Sentence Appealed"

From the Associated Press, reported by the New York Times:

State prosecutors said Wednesday they are appealing as "illegal" a 30-day sentence given by a Montana judge to a former teacher for raping a student who later killed herself.

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Defendant Stacey Rambold, 54, received 15 years in prison with all but a month suspended for his months-long relationship with a student at Billings Senior High School in 2007. Victim Cherice Moralez killed herself before the case went to trial.

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