Who is Brock Turner?

Brock Turner expected to be released Friday after serving 3 months in jail

>> What they are saying about Brock Turner's assault sentence and a 'teachable moment' for parents

Turner, now 21, was convicted in March of assault with intent to commit rape of an intoxicated/unconscious person, penetration of an intoxicated person and penetration of an unconscious person, the Dayton Daily News reported. In June, Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky sentenced Turner to six months in jail, sparking outrage and a campaign for Persky to be recalled.

>> Here's why it took so long to see a mugshot of Brock Turner

"A prison sentence would have a severe impact on him," Persky said of Turner at the time. "I think he will not be a danger to others."

>> Brock Turner's statement blaming Stanford sexual assault on 'party culture' sparks outrage

Persky, who recently recused himself from deciding on a child pornography case, has been voluntarily reassigned to civil court, the Times reported.

>> Ex-Stanford swimmer gets 6-month jail term for sexual assault

According to the Times, early releases for "good behavior" are common in California.

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