Dan Turner wrote in a letter requesting proabation instead of incarceration that his son wasn’t violent, referred to the sexual assault committed by his son as “20 minutes of action” and mentioned that his son no longer likes eating steaks. The letter was posted on Twitter by Stanford law professor Michelle Landis Dauber, who blasted it as offensive.
Brock Turner, 20, was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail in Palo Alto, California. He had faced up to 10 years in prison, but with good behavior, could be out in three months, the Mercury News reported. He also must register as a sex offender for the rest of his life and would have three years of probation following his release.