Cosby judge could revisit issue of revealing names of jurors

Bill Cosby favoured to walk after retrial, but new jury may be more eager to convict

Bill Cosby favoured to walk after retrial, but new jury may be more eager to convict

A USA judge has declared a mistrial in the sexual-assault case of comedian and celebrity Bill Cosby after a jury said it was deadlocked following more than 52 hours of deliberations.

And the mistrial in his criminal case doesn't necessarily mean he won't be found guilty in the civil cases, according to New York City legal ace Stuart Slotnick.

"She has shown such courage through this, and we are in awe of what she has done", Steele said.

Currently, seven women have defamation suits pending in MA, while three more have defamation or sexual battery suits pending in California.

Troiani acknowledged the difficulty of the case, given the passage of time and the impact of the alleged drugging on Constand's ability to recall details.

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Prosecutors pledged to put Cosby on trial for a second time, saying Constand was "entitled to a verdict".

He allegedly gave her pills that paralyzed her and left her unable to resist when he started touching her in his Philadelphia home. They attacked the judge, in a letter from Cosby's wife Camille, as "arrogant" and Steele as "heinous" and "ambitious".

The criminal case against Cosby partly stems from the accuser's related lawsuit.

Cosby has suggested he hopes to resume his career and his role as a public moralist.

Cosby's depositions in that case, however, were unsealed by a federal judge in 2015, revealing his admissions that he had given sedatives to young women in the 1970s.

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Chloe Goins, a former model who claims Cosby drugged and sexually abused her at the Playboy Mansion in 2008, is also suing the comedian on sexual battery and other claims. O'Neill instructed them to keep working toward a unanimous decision.

"It can never be clearer that if you speak up, you could be chilling the justice system in the future if jurors are needed in this case", Judge O'Neill told them. "The second time around, are they coming with an agenda? I feel bad for all of you, I really do".

It wasn't immediately known how many jurors wanted to convict and how many wanted to acquit.

"Anything can happen because it's a new set of jurors", Levenson said.

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission.

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Witness Cynthia Vanzella told Sky News she was trying to sleep when she heard a lot of noise outside. Few details of the attack have been revealed, and the identity of the suspect is still unknown.

Several of those women attended the trial and wore buttons that read "We Stand in Truth". Constand has done so.

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