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    Board urges discipline for Montana judge who gave short rape sentence

    http://www.cnn.com/2014/02/04/justic...?iref=obinsite

    Board urges discipline for Montana judge who gave short rape sentence
    By Steve Almasy, CNN
    updated 7:31 PM EST, Tue February 4, 2014

    (CNN) -- G. Todd Baugh, the Montana judge who drew a firestorm of criticism after sentencing a former high school teacher to a month behind bars for raping a 14-year-old girl, is the subject of a formal complaint from a judicial review board to the state's Supreme Court.

    An attorney for the Judicial Standards Commission filed the four-page document on Monday, saying Baugh "eroded public confidence" in the judicial system and "created an appearance of impropriety."...

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    I agree, that was a slap on the wrist and should have been a much harder sentence. Makes me wonder about the Judge.

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    He will probably retire with full benefits!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Isabelle View Post
    He will probably retire with full benefits!
    An attorney told me once that Judges are almost always lenient in matters that they also do, or are close to their own faults HMMMM!?

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    Glad to hear this judge may face discipline! This was one of the most ridiculous sentences I have ever seen and coupled with the Judge's comments about the victim being sexually knowing just :ill:
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    Thumbs up

    Good. Jean Boyd (Ethan Couch) should also face discipline like G. Todd Baugh.




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    Judge facing suspension for calling teen rape victim 'older than her chronological age' now tells fast-food worker to get 'a real job'

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz35b5ryxJ1

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    His sentence was overturned, BTW and he will go in front of a different judge and do some time. (At least 4 years, I believe)

    http://www.aol.com/article/2014/04/3...-rap/20878231/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blondie in Spokane View Post
    Judge facing suspension for calling teen rape victim 'older than her chronological age' now tells fast-food worker to get 'a real job'

    Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...#ixzz35b5ryxJ1
    WTF!!! Vandalism is a greater crime than child molestation.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JLSChook View Post
    His sentence was overturned, BTW and he will go in front of a different judge and do some time. (At least 4 years, I believe)

    http://www.aol.com/article/2014/04/3...-rap/20878231/
    I can't think of any punishment short of immediate expulsion.


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    Montana judge to be publicly reprimanded over lenient sentence and comments in rape case

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...-comments.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blondie in Spokane View Post
    Montana judge to be publicly reprimanded over lenient sentence and comments in rape case

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/arti...-comments.html
    Oh well, that should be enough punishment.

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    My suggestion to people who click that link is to immediately turn down the sound. It's horrible to listen that poor mother.

    At least this is a much better sentence, but I wish it was ten years without parole. I also wish the judge had been disbarred.



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