publication date: Tuesday, August 9, 2016 (part of Summer 2016)

category: Justice

clue: If you're a successful black entertainer accused of doing horrible things to women, you should hire a successful black woman like this to defend you.

explanation: Pressley was the lead attorney defending Bill Cosby against charges of rape. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, and Jesse King


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