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Ex-Montana judge to get bar association award despite censure over rape comments
Ex-Montana judge to get bar association award despite censure over rape comments

A former Montana judge who said a 14-year-old rape victim was partly responsible for a teacher's attack on her will receive a lifetime achievement award from his local bar association. Former Montana District Judge G. Todd Baugh was chosen for the award by the board of directors of the Yellowstone Area Bar Assn. based on his lengthy service to the people of the Treasure State, the group’s president said in an email Friday. “This year, the YABA Board has chosen to highlight Judge Baugh’s past dedication to the Billings community and the legal profession,” said bar association President Jessica T. Fehr. “Judge Baugh was sworn in as an attorney in 1967 and...

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