Brock Turner, the Stanford University athlete convicted for the sexual assault of an unconscious woman, will be released from jail this Friday after serving three months of his six-month sentence, according to the The Independent. Protestors have planned demonstrations outside the jail from where Turner, who was sentenced in June, will be released.

Headed by Stanford law professor Michele Dauber, the protestors have also reiterated their call for the removal of the judge in the case, Aaron Persky, for awarding an “overly lenient” punishment to the athlete. Dauber accused Persky of having a “blind-spot” when it came to “collegiate athletes” as he had imposed a six-month sentence even though the state of California has mandated a minimum of two years’ imprisonment in such cases.

The judge did not “see these felonies as serious crimes against women”, the professor said. A rally planned on Friday the Santa Clara Hall of Justice will be attended by state Senator Jim Beall as well as Congress members Eric Swalwell and Jerry McNerney.

The news of Turner’s release and the planned protests against it come even as legislators in California have voted to close a legal loophole where more lenient sentences can be awarded if a victim of sexual assault is found not to have resisted the attack.

The athlete will remain on probation for three years following his release and will remain a registered sex offender for the rest of his life. He has blamed excessive drinking and “party culture” for the assault, and has expressed his desire to teach high school students about the “danger” of consuming alcohol.