For those crimes, he served just three months of his unconscionably lenient six month sentence due to good behaviour behind bars.
Brock Turner leaving jail pic.twitter.com/9jglfnxhYD
— Ellen Cushing (@elcush) September 2, 2016
It makes sense why he’d choose to dodge questions, considering the mass condemnation of his lenient sentencing and the furore surrounding the entire case.
Judge Aaron Persky, who has since removed himself from adjudicating criminal cases, continues to face widespread criticism for handing down the six month sentence.
However, the new law will apply the same punishment to “those convicted of rape, sodomy, penetration with a foreign object and oral sex if the victim was unconscious or incapable of giving consent due to intoxication.”