Society & Culture
Leid Stories--Cosby and Kavanaugh: Separate and Unequal Under Law--09.24.
A Pennsylvania judge today will decide the fate of entertainment mogul and philanthropist Bill Cosby, who was convicted in 2004 of three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Whatever sentence Justice Steven O'Neill decides, Cosby's lawyers are expected to appeal.
Meanwhile, a different legal drama is playing itself out in Washington, D.C, as hearings are being held for Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee to replace retired Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy on the U.S. Supreme Court.
Kavanaugh, a Court of Appeals judge in Washington, D.C, is being hounded by claims from his college years that he sexually assaulted several women, including one demanding to testify against him
Leid Stories discusses remarkable differences in the ways that the charges against Cosby and those against Kavanaugh have been, and are being, handled.
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