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Bill Cosby is unlikely to face rape charges in court, but that wouldn't be the case in other countries

Allegations against Bill Cosby dating from decades ago have stirred a debate in the US over whether legal statutes of limitations should apply to sexual assault cases. Some countries, like Canada and the UK, don't have deadlines for prosecuting such cases, which has allowed prosecutors to open high-profile "historic cases" of assault with some success.

Arts, Culture & Media

The Cosby Show, 25 Years Later

This week marks 25 years since 'The Cosby Show' first hit the airwaves. The show documented the family life of the Huxtables, an upper-middle-class black family living in Brooklyn. The show revolutionized television's portrayal of black families.

Arts, Culture & Media

The Cosby Show, 25 Years Later

This week marks 25 years since 'The Cosby Show' first hit the airwaves. The show documented the family life of the Huxtables, an upper-middle-class black family living in Brooklyn. The show revolutionized television's portrayal of black families.

Justice

Bill Cosby is unlikely to face rape charges in court, but that wouldn't be the case in other countries

Allegations against Bill Cosby dating from decades ago have stirred a debate in the US over whether legal statutes of limitations should apply to sexual assault cases. Some countries, like Canada and the UK, don't have deadlines for prosecuting such cases, which has allowed prosecutors to open high-profile "historic cases" of assault with some success.