Bill Cosby Released from Prison

Surprising turn of events today in the sexual assault case of actor-comedian Bill Cosby. He was released from a Pennsylvania state prison after the state supreme court overturned his 2018 conviction on a legal technicality.  The man once known as America’s dad had been accused by dozens of women of drugging and sexually assaulting them over the course of his decades-long career.  What’s behind today’s legal developments and what does it mean for shocked sexual assualt victims who has watched this case so closely?

Resources:

DC Rape Crisis Center

Rape Hotline: 202-333-RAPE (7273)

Bobby Henry, Esq., Trial Attorney

 

Indira Henard, Executive Director, The DC Rape Crisis Center

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