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Bill Cosby gets away with a slap on the wrist

Bill Cosby’s mugshot. (Image via Wikimedia Commons)

By Ana Altchek, Staff Columnist

October 10, 2018

Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to ten years in prison for sexual assault. But that's not enough considering his horrific crimes.

Editorial: Cosby conviction empowers sexual assault victims

Bill Cosby is taken to jail to be processed after being sentenced in his sexual assault case at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (Tim Tai/Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 25, 2018

Cosby’s conviction is huge for sexual assault victims — he’s the first public figure since the #MeToo movement began to be convicted — proving that victims’ accusations are valid in court.

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