Cosby side declares victory, goes on attack

Cosby side declares victory, goes on attack

Cosby maintained he had a consensual sexual relationship with Andrea Constand, who claimed the TV icon drugged and molested her at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

She found it "heartbreaking" that the jury was hung after five days of deliberations, but praised prosecutor Steele's "determination to get this into trial".

"For all those attorneys, who conspired like Gloria Allred, tell them to go back to law school and take another class", Wyatt said.

Legal experts had always warned that the "he said, she said" nature of the case was always going to be hard to prove in court, not least because it happened so long ago and due to a lack of physical evidence.

Victoria, a former Playboy model who has accused Bill Cosby of drugging and raping her decades ago, had a message for him: "You're not off the hook, buddy".

McMonagle, in his closing argument, pointed out that Constand telephoned Cosby dozens of times after the alleged assault.

Cosby's defense lawyers, however, argued that Constand's account could not be trusted after they pointed to numerous discrepancies in her statements to police in 2005, when she first reported the alleged incident almost a year later.

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"She's a very spiritual woman, she believes things happen for a goal, and I think the objective should encourage other women to come forward and have their day in court".

Thomas advises people to file a police report within the time allowed by a state's statute of limitations and urged state governments to abolish such statutes for rape and sexual assault.

Bill Bosby was charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault.

Meanwhile, Cosby's wife Camille has issued a statement criticizing the judge, prosecutors, and journalists. But her lawyer, Dolores Troiani, said "she's a very spiritual person". How do I describe the judge?

Delivered through a spokesman, she stated: How do I describe the district attorney? He has used Mr. Cosby's name, credibility, his good name, to catapult his ambitions - maybe to attorney general. "It has been restored".

Still, several other accusers attended the trial.

In the Smerconish interview before the trial, Cosby said he would have to deal with negative public opinion no matter the verdict.

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Cosby forged a special connection with children, dispensing laughs and wisdom from a cartoon junkyard in 1970s Saturday morning staple "Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids", and even in commercials for Jell-O.

About a dozen excerpts from Cosby's deposition testimony in which he talks about obtaining quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with.

The comedian's defense attorney, Brian McMonagle, offered a classic, off-the-rack depiction of 44-year-old Constand as a fabulist and willing participant on the "romantic" night he gave her pills "to relax" and then "danced outside [his] marriage".

The jurors clearly struggled with their verdict, telling the judge on Thursday they were at impasse.

"I have been nothing but extraordinarily impressed by you all", O'Neill told the jury, adding that declaring a mistrial meant neither a victory nor a loss.

"I know the side that I'm on and the side that I'm hoping for, and after that, there's more work to be done", he said. None of the jurors commented after the trial ended and headed home to the Pittsburgh area, some 300 miles (480 kilometers) from the courthouse outside Philadelphia.

The jury announced for the second time that they could not come to an agreement on any of the three counts against Cosby, saying they were "hopelessly deadlocked which cannot be resolved by further deliberations".

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