emfizz.com
emfizz.com December 17, 2017


Former Stanford student Brock Turner, convicted of sexual assault, wants new trial

04 December 2017, 01:28 | Bernard Bryant

Brock Turner is appealing his conviction after getting a six-month prison sentence for three felonies

MAGS OUT NO SALES MANDATORY CREDIT

Lawyers for Brock Turner filed an appeal Friday with California's 6th District Court of Appeal, claiming their client was denied due process during his 2016 trial and calling it "fundamentally unfair".

Former Stanford University student Brock Turner, who served just three months for the rape of an unconscious woman, is appealing his convictions and wants a new trial.

Turner's victim, known only as "Emily Doe", had submitted a 12-page account of the sexual assault for sentencing purposes.

The main key to Turner's request for a new trial is the statement the prosecutor was said to have made repeatedly made during trial, saying the assault occurred "behind the dumpster".

The 22-year-old was convicted of assault with intent to commit rape of an intoxicated woman, sexually penetrating a woman with a foreign object, and sexually penetrating an unconscious woman with a foreign object, convictions that will mean he remains on the sex offender registry permanently.

The prejudicial aspects of this "behind-the-dumpster" characterization were two-fold: (1) it implied an intent on the appellant's part to shield and sequester his activities with Ms. Doe from the view of others; and (2) it implied moral depravity, callousness and culpability on the appellant's part because of the inherent connotations of filth, garbage, detritus and criminal activity frequently generally associated with dumpsters.

Tiger Woods, live scores, Day 4 highlights
Tiger Woods endured a reality check on Saturday after an error-strewn round saw him tumble down the leaderboard at the Hero World Challenge.


Police Complaint Filed Alleging Conductor James Levine Molested a Teen Boy
Levine served as music director of the Met from 1976 to 2016, when he assumed the position of music director emeritus. The unnamed victim said in his statement to police "It nearly destroyed my family and almost led me to suicide.


Pamela Anderson isn't backing down from comments blasting Harvey Weinstein's alleged victims
Ladies are effective and brilliant and we can utilize every one of our charms in more positive ways. "And I stand by what I say". It is how I feel safe and protected in a sexual relationship.A monogamous lover is the best and most fearless lover there is.


Brock Turner completed only half of the six-month jail term he was handed in 2016 before being released on good behaviour.

'His conviction will be upheld.

Buzzfeed has obtained a copy of the motion, and say that Turner's lawyers are arguing that the jury was not supplied sufficient evidence of Turner's character. "Nothing can ever roll back Emily Doe's legacy of raising the world's awareness about sexual assault". If Turner was convicted a second time, there would be calls for him to serve state prison time, The Mercury News reported.

The Standford student was found guilty of sexual assault previous year after he was accused of attacking a woman behind a dumpster while she was unconscious.

His victim told the court that she had woken up hours after the attack with dried blood on her hands and no memory of meeting Turner or being taken to hospital.



Other News

Trending Now

Giancarlo Stanton rumors: Marlins have trade framework in place with Giants, Cards
Miami's season ended a little over two months ago, so the team has acted quickly to try to move its best player. So the matter is in Stanton's court, and maybe the Dodgers' - and there's no deadline.

Where ballot papers were used, BJP votes down, says Akhilesh Yadav
BJP leaders here said that the party would analyse the civic polls results at length over the next few days. As per the latest counting updates, the BJP is leading in 14 of the 16 mayoral seats in the state.

Chloe's Original Voice is Returning to Life is Strange: Before the Storm
It charts the meeting of Chloe and Rachel Amber, whose disappearance played a large part in the first game's plot. It will also mark the first time Burch and Telle have recorded together since the original Life is unusual .

Joe Moorhead bringing Penn State assistant Charles Huff to Mississippi State
Rahne has been an assistant for Franklin the last seven seasons, first at Vanderbilt and then at Penn State. Additionally, Rahne has moved from tight ends coach back to his previous position of quarterbacks coach.

Big Ten Championship: A lot on the line for both teams
However, Wisconsin does have the better defensive unit as the Badgers are only giving up 12.0 points on defense and 236.9 yards. Only six days after surgery, Barrett will start the game as planned for Ohio State, Meyer told FOX before the game.

Oklahoma vs. Georgia Odds: Point Spread for Rose Bowl
Georgia (12-1) will make its first appearance in Pasadena since 1943, when it defeated UCLA 9-0 and won the national title. Mayfield has completed 71 percent of his passes for 4,340 yards, 41 touchdowns and five interceptions this season.

Anthony Davis to have groin injury examined Sunday, sources say
Davis was battling with Utah's Derrick Favors under the basket early in the fourth quarter when he crumpled to the ground. His ailment was reported as a groin injury , and Davis was described as doubtful to return.

Apple to design its own power management chips
Shares of Dialog - which relied on Apple for 74% of its revenue in 2016 - dropped by as much as 19% when the report was released. The firm has a market cap of $881,820.00, a PE ratio of 18.81, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.39 and a beta of 1.25.

Mattis heads to Middle East, Africa
He is scheduled to meet with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi and Defense Minister Gen Sedki Sobhi today (Saturday). On Wednesday, the state-run Al-Ahram newspaper said the death toll from the attack had risen to 311.

5 things we learned from Patriots convincing win over Bills
If Sunday was supposed to be a measuring stick game for McDermott's Bills, they fell well short of where they needed to be. Despite the fact that Brady was efficient, New England's running game was actually their bread and butter in the game.