Brock Turner released from jail after just three months
One month per each count of sexual assault?
Former Stanford student Brock Turner was released from Santa Clara County jail in San Jose this morning at 6am after a mere three months.
He was found guilty of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster.
Ex-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner released from California jail after serving 3 months for sexual assault – KGO https://t.co/l0HtZsFdbk
— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) September 2, 2016
The length of his sentence remains wildly controversial, with comments such as “The Kanye West/Kim K/Taylor Swift feud and Tom Hiddleston and Taylor Swift lasted for longer than this.”
I literally have a lemon that's been in my fridge longer than Brock Turner has been in jail for raping an unconscious woman.
— Marlena Bittner (@lenabitts) August 30, 2016
Because he had no previous disciplinary record, he was originally sentenced to six months in prison, but instead spent three months there and will spend the next three years on probation.
Martha Stewart served more jail time than Stanford's Brock Turner https://t.co/cmCZP27skj
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) September 2, 2016