Stan­ford drops sex as­sault plaque idea

Ripon Bulletin - - Local / State -

PALO ALTO (AP) — Stan­ford Univer­sity is can­cel­ing plans to put a plaque on the cam­pus site where a woman was sex­u­ally as­saulted by a for­mer school swim­mer af­ter the two sides failed to agree on a quote for the marker.

Univer­sity spokesman Ernest Mi­randa said Tues­day the univer­sity is de­fer­ring to the woman, who de­cided not to par­tic­i­pate af­ter the school re­jected two quotes she of­fered from a state­ment she read dur­ing the June 2016 sen­tenc­ing of Brock Turner.

Mi­randa said the vic­tim also re­jected three quotes the univer­sity sug­gested from the same state­ment.

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