Sentencing

Judge Defends 30-Day Sentence for Girl's Rape

Said she was older than her "chronological age" of 14. She subsequently committed suicide.

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A Montana judge who sentenced a former teacher to 30 days for raping a 14-year-old girl is standing by his comments that the girl was older than her "chronological age" when it came to sexual matters.

But District Judge G. Todd Baugh says that doesn't make 54-year-old Stacey Rambold's actions any less of a crime. The girl killed herself in February 2010 while the case was pending.