AndreaConstand

  • Cosby juror: Comedian’s talk of quaaludes led to conviction

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) – The jury that convicted Bill Cosby at his sexual assault retrial said that its decision was only influenced by what happened in court, and the youngest member of the panel said that the comedian’s own words sealed his fate. Harrison Snyder said in an interview aired Monday...
  • Bill Cosby mistrial denied !

    The judge overseeing Bill Cosby‘s sex-assault retrial denied a defense motion for a mistrial early Thursday, after the comedian’s attorneys claimed prosecutors misled jurors through improper questioning. The request came after Montgomery County prosecutor Stewart Ryan on Wednesday repeatedly asked defense witness Marguerite Jackson if Cosby attorney Kathleen Bliss had...
  • Bill Cosby’s lawyer launches blistering attack on Andrea Constand

    NORRISTOWN, Pa. – Bill Cosby’s lawyer launched a blistering courtroom attack on the comedian’s accuser Tuesday, branding her a con artist whose goal was “money, money and lots more money.” Tom Mesereau told jurors in his opening statement at the former TV star’s sex-assault trial that Andrea Constand wasn’t...
  • Defense in Bill Cosby trial gets 2 big victories !

    The judge in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault retrial gave his legal defense a huge boost Tuesday, ruling his lawyers can call a witness who says the accuser talked about framing a celebrity before she went to police in 2005 with allegations about the comedian. Judge Steven O’Neill also helped the...
  • Bill Cosby’s Lawyers Argue Jurors Shouldn’t Hear Andrea Constand’s Call to Mother

    Constand and her mother, Gianna, testified about the call at Cosby’s first trial. Bill Cosby’s lawyers don’t want jurors hearing about a January 2005 phone call in which accuser Andrea Constand says she first told her mom that the comedian had drugged and molested her about a year earlier....
  • At least 5 accusers of Bill Cosby will testify at trial

    Five women who have accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them will be allowed to testify at his upcoming retrial, a judge ruled Thursday. Prosecutors wanted 19 accusers to take the standagainst the fallen funnyman at his trial, which is scheduled to begin with jury selection March 29, in hopes of proving...
  • Bill Cosby in court with his new defense team

    UPDATE: 7:50 AM PT — The judge has granted their request and agreed to push the start date of the new trial. It is now loosely scheduled for mid-March or early April, but no firm date has been decided. Bill Cosby’s rejiggered legal team appeared in court for the...
  • Lead attorney in Bill Cosby case withdrawing as counsel

    Lead defense lawyer Brian McMonagle of Philadelphia filed documents Tuesday seeking to withdraw as Cosby’s counsel. Bill Cosby’s defense attorney in his sex assault trial that ended with a deadlocked jury wants off the case before a retrial that’s scheduled to begin in November. Lead defense lawyer Brian McMonagle of...
  • Could Bill Cosby be looking for new defense attorneys ?!?

    Bill Cosby is on the hunt for a new defense attorney, according to reports. Lawyer Brian McMonagle, who represented the 79-year-old comedian during his June sex assault prosecution that ended in a mistrial, is expected to file a motion as early as this week to withdraw as the famed funnyman’s...