Former Federal Prosecutor Explains What Happened in the Cosby Case and How it Could Impact Weinstein



Recently Kevin Price, Host of the nationally syndicated Price of Business Show, interviewed John D. O’Connor.

The Court of Appeals decision overturning the Cosby conviction was clearly correct, reflecting an overzealous prosecutor going back on a predecessor’s agreement. But he also may have unwittingly helped the deplorable Harvey Weinstein escape his conviction as well.

Kevin Price introduces Price of Business show recurring guest, John D. O’Connor. O’Connor was the famed attorney of Watergate’s “Deep Throat. 
According to PostGateBook.com “O’Connor served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Northern California from 1974-1979, representing the United States in both criminal and civil cases. Among his interesting assignments have been representation of the government during the OPEC oil embargo of the 1970s; writing Fifth Amendment and “state of mind” briefs for the prosecution in United States v. Patricia Hearst; representing the FDIC, FSLC and RTC during the savings and loan crisis of the late 1980s and early 1990s; representing California Attorney General Dan Lungren in campaign-related litigation; defending R.J. Reynolds Tobacco in significant smoking and health litigation; representing Coach Don Nelson in litigation with Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban; and representing W. Mark Felt regarding the revelation of his identity as Deep Throat.”

 

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