A Montana teacher serving prison time in a notorious student rape case has appealed his sentence to the state Supreme Court, but he’s likely to remain incarcerated while the appeal is pending, according to court filings and the prosecutor in the case.
Seven years after former teacher Stacey Dean Rambold had sex with a freshman student who later killed herself, he has been re-sentenced, this time to 10 years in prison, in a case that drew nationwide attention a year ago when a judge commented that the victim was partly to blame and sentenc…
Judge Randal Spaulding sentences Stacey Rambold to 15 years in prison with five years suspended for the rape of his 14-year-old student Cherice Moralez in 2007.
Stacey Dean Rambold. 55, listens to testimony Friday afternoon during his sentencing for raping 14-year-old Cherice Moralez in 2007.
Auliea Hanlon, mother of Cherice Moralez, testifies during the sentencing of Stacey Dean Rambold Friday afternoon.
District Judge Randal Spaulding listens to testimony before sentencing Stacey Rambold to 10 years in prison for raping 14-year-old Cherice Moralez.
John Moralez, father of Cherice Moralez, looks at photographs of his daughter as he testifies during the sentencing of Stacey Rambold Friday afternoon. Rambold raped 14-year-old Moralez in 2007. She committed suicide in 2010.
Cherice Moralez's mother Auliea Hanlon testifies at sentencing of Stacey Rambold. Rambold was sentenced to 15 years in prison with five years suspended for the rape of his 14-year-old student Moralez in 2007.
Stacey Dean Rambold addresses the court during his sentencing hearing. Rambold was sentenced to 15 years in prison with five years suspended for the rape of his 14-year-old student Cherice Moralez in 2007.
Judge Randal Spaulding has sentenced Stacey Dean Rambold to 15 years in prison with five years suspended for the rape of his 14-year-old student Cherice Moralez in 2007.
Billings’ most widely scrutinized criminal case in years — the rape of a teen who later killed herself, her abuser's 31-day prison sentence and a judge’s comments about the victim — is set to draw to a close Friday, six years after charges were filed.
A Montana prosecutor is seeking 10 years in prison for a teacher who raped a 14-year-old student, after the Supreme Court rejected a one-month sentence from an earlier judge whose comments pinned some responsibility on the victim.
Sometimes the wheels of justice turn at an agonizingly slow pace. Such is the case of the sexual assaults on a 14-year-old Billings high school student perpetrated by a 47-year-old business teacher.
A former Montana teacher convicted of rape wrongly blamed his 14-year-old victim when he argued that she bore responsibility in the case, an attorney for the state said Thursday in a court filing.
District Judge G. Todd Baugh will retire at the end of the year and not seek re-election.
Unprecedented public fury has engulfed Yellowstone County District Court for the past six weeks.
The furor over the 30-day sentence given to a teacher who raped a 14-year-old girl offers the chance to clean up holes in how the state sentences criminals, a Montana prosecutor said.
Stacey Rambold, the former Billings teacher whose 30-day sentence for raping a 14-year-old student brought scorn on a Montana judge from across the country, was released Thursday morning from the Montana State Prison.
A former Montana high school teacher due to be released Thursday after serving a 30-day prison sentence for raping a 14-year-old student is "still skating" justice six years after the assault, the victim's mother said.
A former Montana high school teacher sent to prison for 30 days over the rape of one of his students could face more time behind bars after prosecutors appealed the case to the state Supreme Court.