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.
Photos of from the re-sentencing Friday of 55-year-old Stacey Dean Rambold, who raped a formed student, 14-year-old Cherice Moralez, in 2007. She committed suicide in 2010.
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, reacts when District Judge Randal I. Spaulding sentences him to 10 years in prison for raping 14-year-old Cherice Moralez.
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.
Yellowstone County Attorney Scott Twito makes a point during the sentencing of Stacey Rambold Friday afternoon.
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 Rambold and his attorney Jay Lansing confer during Rambold’s sentencing Sept. 26.
HELENA — The Montana Supreme Court on Tuesday publicly reprimanded a judge who gave a lenient sentence to a rapist after suggesting the 14-year-old victim shared some of the responsibility for the crime.
HELENA — A Billings judge who faces suspension for saying a 14-year-old girl appeared "older than her chronological age" during her rapist's sentencing said he believes the penalty is unwarranted and proposed the Montana Supreme Court withdraw it.
The Montana Attorney General's office urged the state Supreme Court on Friday to stand by a recent ruling that would send a former teacher back to prison for raping his 14-year-old student.
A high school teacher who served one month in prison for raping a 14-year-old student is asking the Montana Supreme Court to reconsider a decision that could send him back to prison for at least two more years.
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.
Ramboldis seen after his sentencing.
The Montana State Supreme Court has reversed a district court's decision on sentencing former Billings Senior High teacher Stacey Dean Rambold, who raped one of his freshman students.
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