Complete coverage: Former Senior High teacher gets 30 days for rape of student
Stacey Dean Rambold, whose 30-day sentence earlier this week for the rape of a 14-year-old Billings girl who later committed suicide sparked outrage, is serving his sentence at the state prison in Deer Lodge.
Judge G. Todd Baugh, who has drawn international criticism for sending a convicted rapist to prison for only 30 days, issued a sentencing addendum Thursday afternoon, offering a formal explanation of his decision in the case.
Auliea Hanlon never expected all the attention, and she was surprised by the support and encouragement from complete strangers.
A Yellowstone County prosecutor says he believes a state judge erred in giving a 30-day prison sentence to a former teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old girl who later committed suicide.
By noon, the crowd was already pushing 300.
Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito said Wednesday his office is reviewing the sentence imposed on former Billings teacher Stacey Rambold for the rape of a 14-year-old student who later committed suicide.
District Judge G. Todd Baugh issued an apology Wednesday morning for remarks he made about a 14-year-old rape victim.
A judge’s conclusion that a 14-year-old Billings rape victim was “as much in control of the situation” as her schoolteacher rapist has sparked outrage across the nation.
A Yellowstone County district judge Monday ordered a former Senior High teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old female student who later committed suicide to spend 30 days in jail.