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What Bill Cosby’s release means for Harvey Weinstein


Updated 10:58 AM ET, Fri July 2, 2021

(CNN) Since Bill Cosby walked out of prison a free man after a court overturned his sexual assault conviction, observers have found themselves wondering: Could Harvey Weinstein be next?

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania tossed out Cosby’s conviction Wednesday, three years after he was imprisoned for assaulting a Temple University employee. In the #MeToo era his case has often been compared to that of Weinstein, who is serving a 23-year prison sentence in upstate New York for sexual assault and rape.