Judge in Stanford rape case faces recall over sentencing

Associated Press quoted Sherry Bebitch Jeffe of the USC Price School on how the recalling of the judge who decided the Brock Turner sexual assault case may threaten judicial independence.

And it remains to be seen whether Persky’s academic argument that the recall threatens judicial independence will resonate as deeply as the message against Persky.

“That doesn’t have the same ‘oomph’ that the other argument has,” said University of Southern California political science professor Sherry Bebitch Jeffe.

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