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California Strengthens Rape Laws After Stanford Case

California Governor Jerry Brown has signed two bills to toughen the state's response to rape crimes, following a high-profile case involving a Stanford University student who received a six-month jail sentence for sexual assault. One of the bills the Democratic governor approved Friday requires mandatory jail sentences in state prisons for defendants convicted of assaulting unconscious victims, a contrast to the sentence former Stanford student Brock Turner received. Turner was...

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