Hall will be free within months, but the trauma he caused his victims will stay with them a lot longer - possibly for the rest of their lives. He has shown total disregard for their feelings, even arrogantly branding them liars.
Whilst it's commendable that this case was pursued even after such a long passage of time, the end result is not a great day for justice or for the victims.
One of Stuart Hall's victims exclusively told ITV News "justice has not been done" after the broadcaster was sentenced to 15 months in jail.
Stuart Hall has been jailed for 15 months after admitting 14 counts of indecent assault, relating to 13 girls aged between nine and 17.
Veteran BBC broadcaster Stuart Hall was accused of being a child abuse "predator" today after he admitted indecently assaulting 13 girls.