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# Bill Cosby

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# Sexual Abuse
Jury finds Bill Cosby sexually abused 16-year-old girl in 1975
Jurors found that the entertainer intentionally caused harmful sexual contact with Judy Huth when she was a teenager.
# civil case
Bill Cosby faces sex abuse allegations again as civil trial opens
Cosby’s lawyers, who say no sexual abuse happened, are likely to emphasise the burden of proving the nearly 50-year-old case lies with the claimant.
# California
Bill Cosby on trial accused of sexually assaulting teenage girl in 1970s
The case is the latest in a raft of legal actions against the 84-year-old, who was once one of the most popular performers on US television.
All time
# Bill Cosby
US Supreme Court asked to review overturning of Bill Cosby’s conviction
The entertainer spent nearly three years in prison before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court set him free in June.
# Lawsuit
Artist sues Bill Cosby over alleged hotel encounter in 1990
Cosby was released from prison in June after his sexual assault conviction was overturned.
# Manhattan
Ghislaine Maxwell’s lawyers say Bill Cosby ruling is reason to toss sex abuse case
Maxwell is set to go on trial later this year.
# Released
Bill Cosby released from prison after US court quashes his sex assault conviction
District attorney Kevin Steele said Cosby went free “on a procedural issue that is irrelevant to the facts of the crime”.
# Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby denied parole after refusing to engage in sex offender programmes
The 83-year-old entertainer denies wrongdoing and says he will stick to that stance even if he has to serve his full sentence.
# Pennsylvania
Bill Cosby loses appeal to overturn his sexual assault conviction
The 82-year-old is currently serving a three and a half year jail term.
# prison time
'A sexually violent predator': Bill Cosby sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison
His defence team has argued he is too frail for prison and that he is not a threat, but prosecutors pointed out he has not expressed remorse for his crime.
# Pennsylvania
Bill Cosby back in court to face sentencing for sexual assault
The 81-year-old faces a maximum potential sentence of 30 years for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion.
# expelled
Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski expelled from the film Academy
The Academy last October also voted to expel disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein.
# Convicted
'Justice has been done': Victims and prosecutors react to Bill Cosby sex assault conviction
Cosby was convicted of drugging and molesting a university employee 14 years ago.
# Sex Assault
Bill Cosby convicted of drugging and molesting woman at his home
He was convicted at the retrial for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand.
# Sexual Assault
'Big difference in where we were before': Jury to be sent out in Bill Cosby trial
The former TV star’s retrial could lead to a verdict in the coming weeks.
# Retrial
Jury to hear Bill Cosby's testimony about giving women quaaludes before sex
Prosecutors are expected to read a transcript of his 2005 testimony as early as today.
# Retrial
Bill Cosby's lawyers attack 'con artist' accusing him of sexual assault
The prosecution is beginning to build its case against the 80-year-old as a “serial predator”.
# high profile case
Cosby paid €2.7 million to former employee who accused him of sexual assault, retrial hears
Some 60 women have accused the Cosby of being a serial predator, alleging that he drugged and assaulted them over a span of 40 years.
# Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby back on trial today to face sexual assault charges
Some 60 women have accused Cosby of assault.
# Philadelphia
Bill Cosby retrial struggles to find jurors who haven't already made up their minds
Veteran lawyers and jury consultants say #MeToo movement could cut both ways for Cosby.
# kidney disease
Bill Cosby's daughter Ensa dies aged 44
A spokesman asked people to pray for the family.
# Philadelphia
Bill Cosby sexual assault retrial set for 6 November
A judge declared a mistrial last month after jury members failed to reach a verdict.
# hung jury
Bill Cosby to host 'town hall' meetings after sexual assault mistrial
“They need to be aware that these things can happen to them, if they can happen to Bill Cosby.”
# Sexual Assault
Bill Cosby walks free from court as judge declares a mistrial in his sexual assault case
The jury could not reach a decision on the charges.
# deliberations
Deadlocked jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial ask for definition of "reasonable doubt"
If convicted, the actor could face spending the rest of his life in prison.
# Sexual Assault
Bill Cosby jury have announced that they are deadlocked
Around 60 women have publicly accused the legendary entertainer of being a serial sexual predator.
# final arguments
Bill Cosby elects not to testify as defence calls just one witness in sexual assault trial
Concluding arguments have been delivered by both sides in the high-profile trial of the comedian.
# Sexual Assault
Cosby admitted he was a 'sick man', accuser's mother tells trial
Andrea Constand alleges that the TV star drugged and sexually assaulted her in 2004.
# Day Two
'I wanted it to stop' - Bill Cosby's accuser finally faces him in emotional sex assault hearing
Andrea Constand was allegedly sexually assaulted by Cosby in 2004.
# Philadelphia
Cosby trial opens with witness breaking down in tears on stand
Witness Kelly Johnson claimed that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.
# Andrea Constand
Bill Cosby sex assault case: What to expect as the two-week trial begins
Andrea Constand will take to the stand this week.
# Pennsylvania
'Legally blind' Bill Cosby arrives for jury selection in sex assault trial
Cosby is accused of plying Andrea Constand with pills and wine and then assaulting her at his home in 2004.
# Trial
Bill Cosby says racism 'could be' behind sexual assault allegations
The comedian said he doesn’t expect to testify at his upcoming trial.
# Sexual Assault
Prosecutor says 13 women should be allowed to testify against Bill Cosby
His lawyers have accused the women of trying to ‘bring down an American icon’.
# accusations
Judge wants Bill Cosby to go on trial for sexual assault before next June
Prosecutors say they hope to have 13 accusers testify at the trial.
# Hate Mail
Bill Cosby accuser says she receives hate mail from 'diehard fans and rape apologists'
Lili Bernard is campaigning to have the statute of limitations removed from legislation in relation to sex crimes.
# on trial
Cosby's legal team attacks accuser as details of alleged sexual assault revealed in court
The disgraced comedian will face trial over the alleged assault of a woman in 2014.
# Andrea Constand
Bill Cosby back in court for key hearing in criminal sex-assault case
The hearing will determine whether prosecutors have enough evidence to send the 78-year-old to trial.
# sweet yeezus
Kanye West tweeted about Bill Cosby and Twitter lost it
He’s moved on from his fight with Wiz Khalifa.
# sweet yeezus
Kanye West tweeted 'Bill Cosby is innocent' and Twitter lost the head
It’s time to stop posting, Kanye.