The Hiring and Firing of Aaron Persky

Sep 12, 04:50 AM
TRIGGER WARNING - Aaron Persky, the judge who gave Brock Turner only 6 months in prison after he sexually assaulted Chanel Miller behind a dumpster and left her unconscious, was hired to coach tennis at Lynbrook High School. A team of activists, including host Nivi Achanta, Mayer Adelberg, Jackie Lin, and Shivani Kavuluru started organizing their community, building websites, starting petitions, and sending emails to get the word out. Within 24 hours of the news of Persky being hired, Lynbrook put out news that he was fired. Learn about the story at and