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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Judge Eduardo C. Robreno - Moralizing in Public

 


From www.philly.com

"Instead his fate was sealed in the court of public opinion by an adjudication of his hypocrisy." 

"This case, however, is not about defendant's status as a public person by virtue of the exercise of his trade as a televised or comedic personality. "

"Rather, defendant has donned the mantle of public moralist and mounted the proverbial electronic or print soap box to volunteer his views..."

Having "thrust himself into the vortex of these public issues" and had "voluntarily narrowed the zone of privacy that he is entitled to claim." 
"The stark contrast between (Cosby), the public moralist, and (Cosby), the subject of serious allegations concerning improper (and perhaps criminal) conduct, is a matter as to which the AP - and by extension the public - has a significant interest."