In Pennsylvania is in the light of the new lawsuit against the American comedian Bill Cosby began with the composition of the jury. Cosby is due to the sexual abuse of a woman in 2004. He was upon his arrival to the court in the snowy Norristown accompanied by his lawyers. The coming days will be a total of twelve judges are identified. The actual process starts on 9 april.
An earlier lawsuit against Cosby in June 2017 turned to nothing, because the jury then failed to reach agreement on a verdict. For his new process hired the American television star a team of steradvocaten in, under the leadership of Tom Mesereau. Mesereau acquired fame mainly as a legal adviser of Michael Jackson when that fact for sexual abuse of children. The now-deceased “King of Pop” was in 2005, after a four-month trial, the acquittal.
Since the scandal around Cosby erupted, came up with more than fifty women out with allegations of sexual abuse to the address of the comedian. The current process focuses mainly on the indictment of Andrea Constant, a former employee of Temple University in Philadelphia. According to Constant, was by the television star in his house, drugged and then abused. Cosby claimed that the woman had consented to the sex.
In an earlier hearing last month the judge already let you know that he is the testimony of five other women with similar stories will allow.
The American actor started his career as a stand-upcomedian in the sixties. His biggest success, he scored in the eighties with the popular sitcom “The Bill Cosby Show”, in which he played Cliff Huxtable, the lovable and wise patriarch of a wealthy black family in New York.