Post #MeToo, jury selection for Bill Cosby's retrial is even harder
The cafe across the street from the Cosby trial has “believe and support survivors” coffee sleeves.
Only two alleged victims were allowed to speak at the first trial, which ended in a hung jury last June.
One of the worst parts about being a prosecutor is telling victims their attacker's conviction got overturned—or that a family member is dead.
Cosby's retrial finally has a court date after being postponed for his new legal team, led by Michael Jackson's former defense attorney Tom Mesereau.
Syed is currently serving life in prison for the murder of his former girlfriend in 1999.
Syed, who was convicted of murdering his 18-year-old ex-girlfriend, is headed back to court convince a judge that his case should be re-opened.
Efrain Rios Montt had already been convicted in 2013 of ordering the brutal slaughter of indigenous Guatemalans in the military's scorched earth counterinsurgency campaigns between 1982 and 1983.
Mohamed Fahmy, who's been sentenced to seven years in an Egyptian jail essentially for doing his job a journalist, may yet have hope.