Montana Teacher Convicted of Rape Set to Go Free Today

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Montana District Judge G. Todd Baugh reads a statement in his Billings courtroom on Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, explaining his 30-day sentence for a teacher who raped a student. Baugh had sought a re-sentencing hearing for defendant Stacey Rambold, but was blocked by the state Supreme Court. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown) Photo: Matthew Brown

Remember Stacey Rambold? Shouldn't be hard. The former Montana high-school teacher was in the news just about a month ago for receiving an absurdly short sentence after he admitted to raping a 14-year-old who later committed suicide. Prosecutors are still appealing that 30-day term, but in the meantime, Rambold is scheduled to go free today, much to the chagrin of pretty much everybody but himself.