Seven women who said Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them decades ago and then labeled them liars by denying it have settled defamation lawsuits against the imprisoned actor.
A court filing Friday says the 81-year-old Cosby is replacing the suburban Philadelphia lawyer who handled his sentencing with a pair of criminal defense attorneys.
Bill Cosby’s lawyers want a court to overturn the actor’s conviction and three- to 10-year sentence in his Pennsylvania sex assault case because of what they call a string of trial errors.
While disappointed in the lack of results, several accusers said they were still glad they talked to police and prosecutors, for a variety of reasons both practical and emotional.
In this episode of “My Take,” Clinton Yates reflects on the recent Cosby sentencing.
Those who grew up viewing Cosby’s NBC show struggle to reconcile the conviction with the wise, warm television father they knew. But many millennials see him as long-irrelevant figure, and the #MeToo era has cast him as someone who was deservingly vanquished.
Lise-Lotte Lublin and Chelan Lasha, who appeared with attorney Gloria Allred, also said they hoped they would be allowed to read victim impact statements before Cosby is sentenced on three felony counts of aggravated indecent assault .
The requests were submitted by the University of Baltimore, the University of Maryland, College Park and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Officials with the University of Maryland, College Park, have recommended revoking Bill Cosby’s honorary degree after the comedian’s sexual assault conviction.
The Kennedy Center has voted to rescind two of its biggest honors it awarded Bill Cosby — the Kennedy Center Honors and the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Two days after his conviction, Bill Cosby has already started life as an inmate — though his surroundings are far nicer than they likely will be in a few months.
Andrea Constand testified Friday that she was visiting the “Cosby Show” star at his suburban Philadelphia mansion in January 2004 when he slipped her three blue pills he called “your friends.”
Opening statements start Monday in Bill Cosby’s retrial on sexual assault charges stemming from allegations he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. These are the key figures to watch.
Bill Cosby’s retrial date has been set for later this year.
The judge in entertainer Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial has declared a mistrial after the jury says it’s hopelessly deadlocked. See photos from the trial.
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