Ep 14: Crime and Punishment

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Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Bill Cosby departs after his sexual assault trial, Thursday, April 26, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Now that Bill Cosby has been found guilty of sexual assault, what’s the appropriate punishment for his crime? And what is a fitting legacy for a disgraced, 80-year-old icon whose philanthropic and cultural contributions cannot be denied?

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