Bill Cosby’s Appeal to Review Handling of #MeToo Case

Bill Cosby's lawyers will fight to overturn his sexual assault conviction as the 82-year-old comedian serves a three- to 10-year prison term in Pennsylvania.

  • Published 12 August 2019
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HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers will fight to overturn his sexual assault conviction as the 82-year-old comedian serves a three- to 10-year prison term in Pennsylvania. Cosby was the first celebrity tried and convicted in the #MeToo era. He insists the sexual encounter with a young woman seeking career advice was consensual. A jury last year found Cosby drugged and molested her at his suburban Philadelphia estate in 2004. Defense lawyers contend the…

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