AP Exclusive: Judge says he broke ethics code – Times Leader

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana judge says he doesn’t deserve to lose his job for commenting that a 14-year-old rape victim appeare…

Jeffrey Lapin‘s insight:

Montana District Court Judge G. Todd Baugh, who gave a 30 day prison sentence to a teacher convicted of raping a 14 year-old student and made the comments that the girl was "older than her chronological age" and that she was “as much in control of the situation as the defendant,” admits he violated judicial ethics. He indicated that he deserved to be censured. However, he does not think he should be removed as a judge. The victim killed herself before the trial.

 

Article by Matthew Brown of the Associated Press (via the Times Leader

See on www.timesleader.com

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