Transcript for Campaign to Oust Judge in Stanford Sexual Assault Case Gains Steam
Turning now to the outrage over the Stanford sex assault case. This, on the eve of graduation there. Brock turner sentenced to six months in jail. Tonight, the calls growing louder against the judge in the case. Many demanding that he be removed from the bench. ABC's Eva pilgrim with the latest. Reporter: The campaign to oust the judge in the Stanford sexual assault case gaining steam tonight. Activists topping 1 million signatures demanding judge Aaron Persky step down. And now, a dozen California lawmakers pushing for an investigation into Persky and for Brock turner's sentence to be overturned. The former Stanford swimmer will spend six months in jail for the drunken sexual assault at a university campus party. The prosecutor asked for six years. The sentence of Brock turner is incredibly unusual. It's incredibly light and lenient. The prosecution did its job in prosecuting him. The jurors did their job in finding him guilty. What's unusual is this sentence. Reporter: And tonight, new questions about the probation officer's report given to the judge before sentencing. We're getting a glimpse into how the victim's life has changed. From her boyfriend. In a newly released court document he writes, the she often hides in the bathroom. More protests are planned tomorrow. We want to overseas to Marseille, France, police using tear gas on crowds, water cannons, too, after violent clashes between rioting soccer fans. Today's unrest came before the
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