August 27th, 2013
08:18 PM ET

Montana teacher gets 30 days in prison for raping teen

A former Montana teacher is serving just 30 days in prison for raping his 14-year-old student who later committed suicide.

Forty-nine-year-old Stacey Dean Rambold was looking at 15 years in jail back in 2008.

But a judge suspended almost his entire sentence because he claimed the 14-year-old girl was "as much in control of the situation" as he was. Rambold added, the girl was "older than her chronological age."

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soundoff (2 Responses)
  1. Bazinga

    Can the Judge be recalled? Not fit obviously to preside over serious cases. Maybe when this teacher gets out after 30 days, he'll have learnt his lesson? No, he'll have learnt he can get away with it again!

    August 27, 2013 at 11:52 pm | Reply
  2. Dan Branch

    The judge is corrupt and the justice system is making a mockery of victims and their families. This judge need to be removed ASAP.

    August 27, 2013 at 8:54 pm | Reply

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