Bill Cosby is fighting to get out of prison after three years inside. Lawyers for Cosby appealed for a new sexual assault trial on Tuesday. Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand during a 2004 encounter. The lawyers claim the conviction was "fundamentally unfair." In the case the judge allowed Cosby's deposition from a civil lawsuit to be considered. Lawyers for Cosby say he believed he had immunity from prosecution in the case when he gave the deposition.
Bill Cosby has won the right to fight his 2018 sexual assault conviction before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004. The state Supreme Court has agreed to review two aspects of the case that Cosby's lawyers challenged on appeal. The first involves the judge's decision to let prosecutors call five other accusers and introduce evidence that Cosby gave quaaludes to women in the past.
Once known as 'America's Father' for his titular role on "The Cosby Show,' actor and comedian Bill Cosby was imprisoned in 2018. Cosby was found guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his home in 2004. Now 82, the convicted sex offender is less than two years into a 3-to-10-year sentence in Pennsylvania.
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