Former Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner Loses Appeal of Sexual Assault Conviction

Former Stanford Swimmer Brock Turner Loses Appeal of Sexual Assault Conviction

By Paul Elias | NBC Bay Area

An appeals court on Wednesday rejected a former Stanford University swimmer’s bid for a new trial and upheld his sexual assault and attempted rape convictions.

The three-judge panel of the 6th District Court of Appeal in San Jose ruled Wednesday that there was “substantial evidence” that Brock Turner received a fair trial.

In 2016, a jury convicted Turner of sexually assaulting an intoxicated and unconscious woman outside an on-campus fraternity party. (Get the full story at NBC)

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