Bill Cosby convicted on aggravated sexual assault charges
27 April, 2018, 00:29 | Author: Christina Harvey
Cosby, now 80, was accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in his Pennsylvania home in 2004.
Gloria Allred, the lawyer for three of the women who testified, blasted the defense closing as "victim-shaming and victim-blaming" and said Cosby's lawyers had smeared her clients in a win-at-all-costs effort at an acquittal.
"Yes, you did hear about a con", Feden said, her voice rising as she moved toward Cosby and pointed at him. Cosby responded in a booming voice as he leapt to feet.
After the verdict was handed down, District Attorney Kevin Steele asked the judge to revoke bail, prompting an angry outcry from Cosby.
Cosby's attorney, Tom Mesereau, said he plans to appeal "very strongly". Constand sat stone-faced.
Prosecutor Stewart Ryan urged the jurors to face with Constand and look Cosby within the eye and "inform him the reality about what he did".
Cosby may even should register as a intercourse offender and face an evaluation to find out if he's a sexually violent predator. According to the Associated Press, Cosby could be sentenced to up to 10 years for each of the three charges, but will likely receive a shorter sentence that could nonetheless put him in prison until his death. He created the top-ranked "Cosby Show" two decades later.
He went on to several successful television series when African-Americans were largely absent from TV.
Cosby, is best known as the lovable father from the 1980s TV hit "The Cosby Show".
Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents numerous women who have accused Cosby of misconduct, said this was the happiest she had been with a verdict in 42 years.
A couple of months later, she told the court, she attempted to confront Cosby about it.
The trial bore all the bearings of a classic "he said, she said" so common to sexual assault trials. "When all is said and done, women were finally believed". Shrieks erupted in the courtroom and some of his other accusers whimpered and cried.
"I feel like my faith in humanity is restored", Bernard said.
This jury began deliberating Wednesday around 11 a.m., and worked for more than 14 hours over two days to reach the verdict.
NORRISTOWN, PA - APRIL 26: Bill Cosby accuser Andrea Constand (C) reacts after the guilty on all counts verdict was delivered in the sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse on April 26, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania.
The first trial ended just before sexual abuse accusations against rich and powerful men led to the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements. Constand remained stoic, then hugged her lawyer and members of the prosecution team.
The jury is heading back to the courtroom and Bill Cosby's defense team is saying there's a verdict in his sexual assault retrial. Nearly none said they were unaware of the cultural movement.
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