An online petition is circulating to oust a judge who handed down no prison time to a former CU student accused of rape. Judge Patrick Butler sentenced Austin Wilkerson to two years work-release in the Boulder County jail and probation Wednesday, and there has been a national outcry calling the sentence light.
Denver resident Becca Cales heard about the case and started an online petition asking the state legislature to impeach Judge Butler. “It could have been me,” writes Cales. “Like plenty of college students, I was at plenty of parties where I drank — but that doesn’t mean that I — or any other person — wouldn’t deserve justice if I were sexually assaulted.”
The full story is here. More injustice from the farce called the justice system.