Tag: Bill Cosby
Legal experts have said Cosby's best chance on appeal is to challenge Judge Steven O'Neill's decision permitting other alleged victims to testify.
The justices is turning away an appeal by Kathrine McKee, an actress and former Las Vegas showgirl, of a lower court ruling in Massachusetts that threw out her lawsuit.
Part of the Cosbys’ collection was on loan to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art several years ago, generating controversy for the Washington institution as accusations against the entertainer snowballed.
Even if the judge rejects their request for a new trial, the attorneys say his sentence should be vacated and reduced.
More than 50 women have accused Cosby of sexual abuse going back decades, with most complaints too old to prosecute.
Cosby's first trial in 2017 ended in a mistrial when jurors could not reach a unanimous verdict.
The prosecution also wants Cosby slapped on a list of violent sexual predators, as recommended by a state board.
The #MeToo movement has permanently altered the way the US reckons with sexual misconduct by powerful men.
A jury this spring convicted Cosby of drugging and molesting a woman friend at his home in 2004.
Bill Cosby faces a sentence of up to 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand in 2004.
Last week, Hollywood's Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which hands out the Oscars, expelled Cosby.
Three women who say Bill Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted them in the 1980s gave dramatic and tearful testimony in court Wednesday, as prosecutors sharpened attempts to portray him as a serial predator.
Bill Cosby's retrial on charges of sexually assaulting Andrea Constand has begun.
Judge Steven O'Neill has moved jury selection to April 2 instead of March 29 as originally scheduled, to hear outstanding pre-trial motions on March 29 and 30.
Bill Cosby's first trial ended in a mistrial in June 2017 when jurors failed to reach a unanimous verdict.
Bill Cosby's last performance had been in May 2015.
In civil lawsuits, plaintiffs need only show weight of evidence is on their side, as opposed to criminal cases where claims must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
Cosby has said any sexual activity was consensual. He still faces at least four civil lawsuits from at least 10 accusers.
A bar in the US capital created a stir -- and eventually apologized -- for offering a drink dubbed "Pill Cosby" that included empty capsules floating in the cocktail.
Cosby's defense team claimed that Constand breached the confidentiality provision of a settlement agreement reached a decade ago.