Even one of the judge’s harshest critics, Stanford professor and recall leader Michele Dauber, who maintains Turner should have served time in prison, said lifetime registration is too long in his case. “I’d say he should get off after 10 years, if he is a Boy Scout and stays out of trouble,” Dauber said.“No one should be defined for the rest of their life by their worst moment.” Other critics are less sympathetic.However, it does not appear he will have to live a certain distance from schools or other places where children congregate because he is on probation, not parole.He will also be subject to the sex registry rules of whatever state he lives in, both while he is on probation and for the rest of his life.It’s a constant daily stress.” Turner’s case went viral earlier this summer after Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky made the controversial decision to follow a county probation officer’s recommendation and spare him from prison for sexually assaulting an intoxicated, unconscious woman outside an on-campus Stanford fraternity party.
“After death and life without parole,” Goodman said, “having to register as a sex offender is the worst punishment.” Contact Tracey Kaplan at 408-278-3482. Under Ohio’s sex offender registry law, he is categorized along with rapists as a “Tier 3” offender, making him subject to the toughest restrictions.For instance, every three months — even in his old age — Turner will have to appear in person at the local sheriff’s office to re-register as a sex offender.It can intervene if it sees worrying trends or serious matters of concern. A link to our customer service arrangements is provided here.SAN JOSE — Released from jail Friday after three months, the former Stanford swimmer whose light sentence for sexual assault sparked national outrage will never quite be free.