(I wrote this piece a couple years ago, and it is sadly not an isolated example of injustice when it comes to household violence against children and women in particular.)

Dear Judge McKeon,

A 40-year-old Montana father raped his 12-year-old daughter. Repeatedly.

You sentenced him to 60 days, of which he will serve 43. For good measure, he must pay $80 and “future medical care for…