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Jared Sperli stashed this in inequality
Stashed in: Rape
Yep, you read that right. A 14-year-old " troubled youth" who eventually committed suicide (as a direct result of the sexual assault and its aftermath, according to her mother) had "control over the situation" with a 49-year-old rapist. But don't worry, this wasn't "the kind of rape most people think about," according to Judge G. Todd Baugh. "It was not a violent, forcible, beat-the-victim rape, like you see in the movies." He generously added that "It was nonetheless a rape...and this should not have occurred."