What the Cosby Jury Did Not Hear

June 17, 2017

Bill Cosby, it should be remembered, also cried witch-hunt. Defendants in sexual assault cases often do. The 35 women who told their stories to New York Magazine demonstrate the absurdity of that claim. The inability of those women to obtain any justice is evidence of how statutes of limitation and other evidentiary rules protect people like Cosby. The jury that deadlocked today heard from only two of the now 60 women who have accused Cosby of sexual assault. Here is one they did not hear from: