The state Commission on Judicial Performance has spoken, rejecting the notion that the Santa Clara County judge who sentenced former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner to six months in jail for sexually assaulting an unconscious, intoxicated woman engaged in judicial misconduct.
But the Stanford law professor leading the movement to recall Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky has fired back with a scathing critique.
In her seven-page analysis, Professor Michele Dauber contends that the commission decided Persky had not exhibited bias in former Turner’s case or in four other cases based on erroneous information. For instance, she said, the commission said the judge was following the probation recommendation in some cases in which there was no full probation report. [Read Full Article]
Fact Check Report on the Commission on Judicial Performance Decision on Judge Persky– Committee to Recall Judge Persky – January 6, 2017