On Cosby and Your Civil Rights

Bill Cosby in 2011. By The World Affairs Council of Philadelphia — The World Affairs Council and Girard College present Bill Cosby, CC BY 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=107161496

What happened at the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has to be put in the context of your rights. The American Justice system might have worked, even if I do not like the result. Let me explain. The County District Attorney came to an agreement with the defendant. There would never be criminal charges, but in exchange for that agreement, Bill Cosby had to open up. There was no fear of self-incrimination at the criminal level. It is in the…