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20 June 2017, 05:34 | Max Haynes
Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Thursday, June 8, 2017.
Last week, Pulliam accompanied Cosby on the first day of his sexual assault trial in Pennsylvania. The defense called one witness to the stand this past Monday morning and rested its case after less than 10 minutes. And here is Cosby's defense: That drugging women used to be "fashionable". The jury consists of seven men and five women.
Cosby, a graduate of Temple University, now resides in Montgomery County with his wife of more than 50 years, Camille Cosby. In that case, prosecutors would get four months to decide whether they want to retry the TV star or drop the charges.
Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial reviewed portions of his accuser's testimony Wednesday, as they deliberated for a third day over whether the 79-year-old drugged and molested Andrea Constant at his suburban Philadelphia estate.
Constand alleges Cosby gave her three sedatives he claimed were an herbal remedy and then groped her breast and genitals while she was paralyzed and unable to fight him off. Cosby said he was in a romantic relationship with the young staffer on the women's basketball team at his alma mater, Temple University, and that the encounter was consensual.
The trial started on June 5. If convicted, Cosby would also be required to register as a sex offender. In the deposition, which became public almost two years ago, Mr. Cosby said he gave Ms. Constand three half-tablets of the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl. Kelly Johnson testfied that she was drugged and assaulted in 1996 so prosecutors could establish a pattern.
This afternoon, the jury wanted to hear Constand's testimony about the night of the incident.
"Andrea and I never discussed the matter again. He's been upbeat", she said. She said she got up to leave and found Cosby in the kitchen. "It wasn't an angry stop".
"I can't speak to this exact moment, but my interactions with him, he's been in good spirits".
"They're conflicted about the inconsistencies in Ms. Constand's testimony", he told reporters on Thursday.
During an interview 12 years ago in NY at Cosby's lawyers' office, the comedian told Sargent Schaffer and two other investigators that he and Ms. Constand never experienced penetration. This marked the second time the jury asked to rehear part of Constand's testimony about the alleged assault. He also said in a deposition from a decade-old civil suit that he gave her Benadryl to help her relax and "be able to go to sleep after our necking session".
Gianna Constand, the accuser's fiercely protective mother, testified that Cosby apologized over the phone to her and her daughter and offered to pay for her schooling. Under questioning, Constant acknowledged that she was telling that detail for the first time, and hadn't said anything about placing a pill under her tongue to police.
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