When Brock Turner was convicted on three felony counts last summer (assault with intent to commit rape of an intoxicated or unconscious person, sexual penetration of an intoxicated person and sexual penetration of an unconscious person), he was sentenced to only six months in prison, with the expectation (now fulfilled) that he would be released after three. To pretty much everyone except Turner’s direct relatives and fellow rapists, this was a huge blow to the hope of justice for sexual assault victims.
But while Turner might be out of prison, here’s a bright spot we can revel in to our justice-seeking, schadenfreudic hearts’ content: in a new addition to a Criminal Justice 101 text, he is the literal textbook definition of rape.
One student posted a picture of her textbook to Facebook:
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