Brock Turner


Student Jailed for Sexual Assault in Campus Attack That Echoes Brock Turner

Edinburgh University undergraduate Felix Beck left an 18-year-old woman bleeding after he choked her and bit her all over her thighs and genitals.
Sirin Kale
sexual assault

After Losing Appeal, Brock Turner Must Register as a Sex Offender for Life

A court rejected Brock Turner's request for a new trial on Wednesday after his lawyer argued he wanted "outercourse" with his victim, not intercourse.
Marie Solis
sexual assault

Brock Turner's Lawyer Tells Judge His Client Wanted 'Outercourse,' Not Intercourse

Brock Turner is appealing a court's decision to convict him for assaulting a Stanford University student in 2015.
Marie Solis

The Judge Who Sentenced Brock Turner Has Been Removed From Office

Santa Clara County voters cast their ballots in favor of recalling Aaron Persky, the Californian judge who sentenced Brock Turner to six months in jail.
Sirin Kale
sexual assault

Stanford Fails Brock Turner Victim Again, This Time Over a Rape Memorial

The university agreed to install a plaque with a quote of her choosing, but repeatedly denied her suggestions, driving her to back out.
Linda Yang

This Woman Could Replace the Judge Who Sentenced Brock Turner to Six Months

In the midst of a robust effort to recall Judge Aaron Persky, Cindy Hendrickson became the first person to announce her candidacy for his current position.
Kimberly Lawson
You Know Who Rules?

Callie Rennison, the Professor Using Brock Turner to Educate About Rape

We spoke to the professor and Title IX coordinator about the #MeToo movement's effect on discussions about sexual assault, and how we can keep the momentum in the new year.
Linda Yang

The Professor Who Put Brock Turner's Face in a Textbook Definition of Rape

Criminology professor and author Callie Rennison explains why the definition of rape needs room to expand and evolve.
Linda Yang

'This Is a New Frontier': The Global Movement Working to Make Courts Feminist

An international project is re-writing key judicial decisions through a feminist lens, with a view to transforming the justice system for women.
Diane White

Another Stanford Rape Reported as Brock Turner-Inspired Bill Is Signed Into Law

Hours before California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law inspired by the incredibly lenient sentence given to Brock Turner, a Stanford ex-swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman, another Stanford student reported that she'd been raped in a...
Kimberly Lawson

Justice Porn: Why You're So Obsessed with 'Law & Order: SVU'

Shows like "Law & Order: SVU" offer viewers a brand of escapism that, instead of avoiding social issues, imagines a world where heinous crimes like rape are dealt with fairly.
Ilana Masad

Brock Turner Inspires Mandatory Lock-Up for Unconscious Rape Cases

In the aftermath the Brock Turner sentence, California lawmakers have passed a bill mandating that anyone found guilty of raping an unconscious person must serve three years in jail.
Kimberly Lawson