News of Persky’s hiring had only been public for two days before public resistance called for his removal. Lynbrook High School in San Jose promptly fired him following the backlash.
Stanford Law School professor and activist Michele Dauber spoke on Monday at Tresidder about the importance of making gender-based violence a voting issue in the 2018 midterms and beyond.
Michele Dauber, the Stanford Law School professor who led the successful effort to recall Judge Aaron Persky, announced on Monday the creation of the Enough is Enough Voter Project. The initiative aims to dismantle the candidacies of political candidates who have been accused of sexual misconduct or whom the group believes have voted or acted against women’s interests in the past.
Stanford suspended a student for two quarters after finding that he sexually assaulted Sinead Talley ‘16 in 2014, The San Francisco Chronicle reported last week.
The Sixth District appellate court denied an appeal to reverse Brock Turner’s three felony convictions in a decision filed Wednesday afternoon.
Brock Turner’s attorney argued to three appellate justices on Tuesday that the former Stanford swimmer’s sexual assault conviction should be overturned.
Thank you to the women who organized the campaign to Recall Persky and the thousands of my neighbors who made the historic win possible. We have proved that just like reproductive rights, gun control and other issues, violence against women is a voting issue. Candidates who want the vote of women and our allies better…
Santa Clara County voters have recalled Judge Aaron Persky ’84 M.A. ’85, who raised national controversy after sentencing former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner to six months in jail for sexual assault of an unconscious woman. Persky is the first California judge to be recalled since 1932.