January 16, 2022

Bill Cosby found guilty of sexual assault in retrial

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From BBC US comedian Bill Cosby has been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault, each of which carries a potential 10 years in prison. The actor has been on trial for drugging and assaulting ex-basketball player Andrea Constand in 2004. Cosby, 80, will remain out of jail until he is sentenced, the judge […]

Former US DA Castor says 2005 Cosby decision was binding

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By Lizzy McLellan, From The Legal Intelligencer In a hearing Tuesday over Bill Cosby’s petition to have the felony charge against him dismissed, the former district attorney who declined to charge him in 2005 testified that certain actions by Cosby’s accuser made her lose credibility, and made the case against Cosby seem unprovable. Former Montgomery […]

Bill Cosby charged with indecent assault

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From BBC Prosecutors in the US have charged comedian Bill Cosby with aggravated indecent assault over an alleged incident in 2004. It is the first time Mr Cosby, 78, has been charged with any offence after months of accusations. Andrea Constand says she was drugged then assaulted at the Philadelphia home of the former US […]

Bill Cosby says he will not comment on sex abuse claims

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From BBC Bill Cosby will not comment on “decade old” allegations of sexual assault which have resurfaced in recent weeks, his lawyer has said. In a statement, he said the charges had been discredited, and that repeating them “does not make them true”. Several women have accused the comedian of sexual assault going back almost […]