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Rapist Stacey Rambold

by Paul Ruhter
| September 6, 2013 9:34 AM

FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2013 file photo shows Stacey Rambold standing in a courtroom after sentencing by Judge G. Todd Baugh in Billings, Mont. Rambold received sentence of 15 years in prison, with all but 31 days suspended, for sexual intercourse without consent. A Montana judge has ordered a new sentencing hearing for a former teacher who received just 30 days in prison for raping a student who later killed herself. District Judge G. Todd Baugh said Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013, that a two-year mandatory minimum prison term for Rambold appears to be required under state law. Baugh has faced widespread condemnation from women's rights activists, elected officials and others for saying Rambold's 14-year-old victim was "older than her chronological age." He later apologized. Prosecutors had been considering an appeal, citing the two-year minimum requirement. (AP Photo/Billings Gazette, Paul Ruhter, File)