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Brock Turner Released From Jail After Only Serving Half Of 6-Month Sentence

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Sep. 2 2016, Published 2:09 p.m. ET

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After only serving three months of his six-month sentence, former Stanford University student convicted of sexual assault, Brock Turner, was released from jail.

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The shamed swimmer was let out shortly after 6 a.m., where a bevy of cameras and reporters were waiting to greet him. The 21-year-old wore a white button-up shirt, keeping his mouth shut as he made his to a car.

Ex Stanford swimmer Brock Turner leaves jail after serving only 3 months of his 6 month jail term for rape.

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Later, Santa Clara County Sheriff Laurie Smith told reporters: "He should be in prison right now, but he's not in our custody. We need to change the laws in California. . .if you rape someone who is unconscious and intoxicated, you go to prison."

Ex Stanford swimmer Brock Turner leaves jail after serving only 3 months of his 6 month jail term for rape.

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Smith added that she was "outraged" by the athlete's original sentence.

Ex Stanford swimmer Brock Turner leaves jail after serving only 3 months of his 6 month jail term for rape.

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Those familiar with the case know that back in March, Turner was found guilty of three felonies for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman behind a dumpster outside an on-campus fraternity party last January.

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Ex Stanford swimmer Brock Turner leaves jail after serving only 3 months of his 6 month jail term for rape.

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After receiving a measly six-month sentence, people were outraged that Judge Aaron Persky claimed a lengthy sentence would have a "severe impact" on him.

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Ex Stanford swimmer Brock Turner leaves jail after serving only 3 months of his 6 month jail term for rape.

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Though Turner has admitted to having sexual contact with the victim, the disgraced student claims it was consensual.

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Stanford student Brock Turner’s mugshot finally released by authorities.

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Now, he is a registered sex offender, and is required to attend drug and alcohol counseling, as well as receive random testing.

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