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Hindsight Dept.

Why Did Bruce Castor Pass on a Chance to Lock Up Bill Cosby?

One would think that it’s not very easy these days being the former prosecutor who failed to charge Bill Cosby a decade ago. Bruce Castor was the guy who fielded the case of Andrea Constand, the only one of Cosby’s accusers to file criminal charges, back in 2005. Constand was the respected director of operations for Temple University’s basketball team. Cosby was one of the biggest donors to the University. They became friends. He became her mentor. And so it went.

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An interview with the ambitious Philadelphia lawyer who decided against prosecuting the star in 2005. Read full story >

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