District Judge G. Todd Baugh will retire at the end of the year and not seek re-election.
A district court judge since 1985, Baugh announced his retirement to KTVQ on Monday.
Baugh came under intense fire and garnered national scorn in August when he said a 14-year-old rape victim appeared "older than her chronological age" and he sentenced her teacher-rapist Stacey Dean Rambold to just a month in prison.
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The girl killed herself. It is high time this judge's career dies as well. The case against protected lifetime judicial tenure is well made.