Andrea Constand

Andrea Constand’s impact statement: Bill Cosby ‘robbed me’

Victim impact statement submitted in writing by Andrea Constand, the former Temple University employee whom Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting in 2004, and released by prosecutors at Cosby’s sentencing Tuesday in Norristown, Pennsylvania: To truly understand the impact that sexual assault has had on my life, you have to understand the … Continue reading Andrea Constand’s impact statement: Bill Cosby ‘robbed me’

NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby lawyer paints accuser as unrequited lover

NORRISTOWN, Pa.  | April 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)   Bill Cosby’s chief accuser spent late nights at the comedian’s home, drove four hours to see him at a casino and called him twice on Valentine’s Day, about a month after she says he drugged and molested her, jurors learned Monday as the defense sought to undercut her … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | Bill Cosby lawyer paints accuser as unrequited lover

NORRISTOWN, Pa | ‘Your friends’: Constand tells Cosby jury of pills, assault

NORRISTOWN, Pa. | April 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)   Bill Cosby’s chief accuser sent jurors into the weekend with a stark portrait of the night she says the man she viewed as a friend and mentor tricked her into taking a powerful drug and then humiliated her for his own sexual gratification. Andrea Constand testified Friday that … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | ‘Your friends’: Constand tells Cosby jury of pills, assault

Bill Cosby’s lawyers, Cosby gets pair of key rulings, but not ‘bandwagon’ juror

NORRISTOWN, Pa| April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Bill Cosby’s lawyers scored a pair of rulings crucial to their strategy of casting the 80-year-old entertainer as the victim of a shakedown scheme involving false accusations of sexual assault, but they could not get the one prospective juror who seemed most willing to consider that idea. The defense … Continue reading Bill Cosby’s lawyers, Cosby gets pair of key rulings, but not ‘bandwagon’ juror

Cosby jury selection underway as #MeToo casts a shadow

NORRISTOWN, Pa. /April 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Prosecutors and the defense began picking a jury for Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial Monday in a #MeToo era that could make the task more difficult. Experts say the movement that has felled major figures in news and entertainment could cut both ways for the comedian, making some … Continue reading Cosby jury selection underway as #MeToo casts a shadow

Cosby alternate juror ‘probably’ would have convicted

NORRISTOWN, PA/June 19, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — An alternate juror in Bill Cosby‘s sexual assault case said Monday he “probably” would have voted to convict and was “ridiculously sick” when he found out the main jury couldn’t reach a verdict. A mistrial was declared Saturday after jurors said they were hopelessly deadlocked. Prosecutors plan to retry … Continue reading Cosby alternate juror ‘probably’ would have convicted

Judge bars several accusers from testifying at Cosby’s trial

PHILADELPHIA (AP)(STL.News) — In a major break for Bill Cosby, a judge ruled Friday that just one of the comedian’s multitude of other accusers can testify at his trial to bolster charges he drugged and violated a woman more than a decade ago. The 79-year-old TV star is set to go on trial in June, … Continue reading Judge bars several accusers from testifying at Cosby’s trial