On April 25, 2018, Wednesday, the jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual-assault retrial will begin deliberating after a searing day of closing arguments in which the comedian was variously portrayed as a calculating predator who is finally being brought to justice.
Judge Steven O’Neill sent the seven men and five ladies back to their lodging Tuesday evening after the attendants demonstrated they were depleted from tuning in to five hours of arguments.
Steven O’Neill said, “I want you well rested. I think you have collectively made a wise decision.”
The 80-year-old previous TV star Bill Cosby whose profession were devastated by a flood of claims including rape against Andrea Constand chairman who affirmed that he medicated and sexually disregarded her at his rural Philadelphia manor 14 years back.
Prosecutor Stewart Ryan said, “The time for the defendant to escape justice is over. It’s finally time for the defendant to dine on the banquet of his own consequences.”
Bill Cosby faces three counts of aggravated indecent assault, each carrying up to 10 years in prison. A 54 years Cosby’s wife other has gone to the trial for the first time. Camille Cosby, 74, had remained away as the arraignment manufactured its case that her better half kept up an ignoble twofold life, employing ladies with drugs and going after them sexually.
The defense ripped into alternate informers saying they were propelled by the possibility of cash and acclaim to create their records. The resistance group likewise mounted a significantly more forceful push to feed questions about Constand’s believability and bring up issues about whether Cosby’s capture was even legal.