Yellowstone County District Court Judge Todd Baugh, whose comments while sentencing a former teacher charged with raping a 14-year-old student sparked a public outcry last summer, is in the news again. As we reported here, Legal Momentum worked with the Montana Chapter of NOW Now the Montana Judicial Standards Commission is seeking disciplinary action against him. Read more in the Billings Gazette.
Meanwhile, Judge Baugh is making headlines again for sentencing a man who punched—and severely injured—his girlfriend to write "Boys do not hit girls" 5,000 times, in addition to serving six months in jail.
The 72-year-old Baugh has said that he will retire in November. He was first elected in 1984.