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Judge Who Was Censured Over Rape Comments to Receive Award

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BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - A Montana judge who was censured by the state's high court for his comments about a 14-year-old rape victim has been chosen for a lifetime achievement award by his local bar association.

Yellowstone Area Bar Association President Jessica Fehr said Thursday that former state District Judge G. Todd Baugh was chosen for the award by the group's board of directors.

Fehr declined to say why Baugh was chosen or who nominated him.

Baugh sparked widespread outrage in 2013 over comments suggesting that a 14-year-old girl shared some responsibility for her rape by a teacher. He sentenced former teacher Stacey Rambold to just one month in prison in the case.

The victim had killed herself before trial.

Rambold was re-sentenced in September and is serving 10 years in Montana State Prison.

(Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

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