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#MeToo Comes to the Cosby Courtroom

ACCUSERS OFTEN FACE SKEPTICAL JURIES IN SEXUAL ASSAULT CASES. BUT NOW JURORS MAY HAVE A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF HOW THE WORLD REALLY WORKS.

EVANSTON, Ill. — At jury selection last week in the retrial of Bill Cosby for sexual assault, the #MeToo movement was clearly of concern to the judge as a source of potential bias. Nearly every one of the would-be jurors had heard about the campaign. But that doesn’t mean #MeToo should be a problem in the trial,

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