Comedian Bill Cosby has been accused by nearly 60 women of sexual assault, but he’ll face a trial on accusations from just one. Before that can begin, the comedian is trying to ensure a deposition he gave a decade ago — in which he admitted to giving women drugs then trying to have sex with them — can’t be used against him in court.
Judge Steven T. O’Neill has not said when he would rule on the evidence but hinted he wants a trial as soon as possible.
Judge Steven T. O’Neill wants jurors to be screened starting in late May.
Judge Steven T. O’Neill gave no timeline for when he’ll issue a ruling.
“The allegations here cannot be defended.”
The Montgomery County DA says the comedian “shouldn’t be rewarded for being good at intoxicating people.”
Arguments over testimony from 13 past accusers will conclude tomorrow.
A judge had to order quiet in Norristown today over the release of 13 women’s personal information.
The judge hasn’t made a decision on pre-trial motions, but the comedian’s attorneys have begun pointing fingers at Gloria Allred.
The criminal charges in Montgomery County are the only ones filed against him.
They also said he’s been tried as “guilty” in the media.
We’re on an abrupt break in Montco after Cosby stood up and wobbled in the middle of the hearing.