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Controversial Montana Teacher Rape Sentence Appealed

Montana state prosecutors are appealing a controversial ruling in which a judge sentenced a former teacher to only 30 days in jail for raping a 14-year-old girl who later committed suicide.

Prosecutors are appealing the sentence as “illegal,” according to the Associated Press.

The appeal came the day after District Judge G. Todd Baugh moved to hold a hearing to determine whether the sentence should be increased to two years.

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