Sept. 26, 2022

S6 Ep256: Crimes on Campus: Brock Turner

S6 Ep256: Crimes on Campus: Brock Turner

In this episode, I’ll cover a case that sparked a national debate and shone a spotlight on discrepancies in the justice system regarding the treatment and rights of survivors of sexual assault.  Brock Turner was a first-year student at Stanford University when he was accused of sexually assaulting a young woman. The media portrayal of the perpetrator and the leniency he received at sentencing would fuel public outrage regarding this highly publicized case.

Know My Name: A Memoir, Chanel Miller, Penguin Books, 2019. 

“Know My Name: Chanel Miller’s Story”, 60 Minutes, CBS, May 3, 2021.

“Sentence in Stanford Assault Case Sparks Outrage”, Richard Gonzalez, NPR, June 6, 2016.

“Thes Brock Turner Headlines are Beyond Tone Deaf”, Julie Sprankles,, June 6, 2016.