CA Pols Seek to Close Loophole in Sexual Assault Sentences

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California lawmakers, responding to outrage over the six-month jail term given to a former Stanford University swimmer after his conviction for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman, passed legislation on Monday closing a loophole that allowed the sentence, reports Reuters. Gov. Jerry Brown has not indicated whether he will sign it into law. The measure was introduced in response to the sentence given to 20-year-old . . .

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