“You took away my worth, my privacy, my energy, my time, my safety, my intimacy, my confidence, my own voice, until today,” she said, reportedly directly to Turner.“I am a human being who has been irreversibly hurt.” And yet it’s Turner who would be severely impacted in his sentencing? An experienced and effective criminal defense attorney can mean the difference between a prison sentence and reduced or dismissed charges. To speak with a criminal defense lawyer,call the Law Offices of David Lehr at 805-477-0070. We have experience with all kinds of criminal law cases.
Brock Allen Turner, the former Stanford swimmer who was discovered raping an unconscious woman behind a dumpster on campus in January of last year, will be sentenced to six months in county jail and probation.
Prosecutors had recommended that Turner receive a sentence of six years, but judge Aaron Persky determined that Turner’s age — 20 — and lack of criminal history warranted him a much shorter sentence.
Call us and we can help you defend any of these charges: Violence directed at a spouse, former spouse or partner is sometimes called domestic violence.
Being married, divorced, or dating someone does not entitle you to hit, threaten, or abuse those at home.
Take, for example, the widely publicized case of Marcus Dwayne Dixon, an 18-year-old high school honor student and star football player who had sex with a 15-year-old female classmate.