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Jury for any lawsuit against Bill Cosby full

Jury for any lawsuit against Bill Cosby full

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The twelve judges who were on the misbruikzaak of Bill Cosby need to bend, have been chosen. Seven men and five women will decide whether the cases comedian is guilty of the drugging and population of basketball coach Andrea Constant.

Wednesday were the last two judges added to the group. One of them replaced a previously elected member, that due to personal reasons, no longer part could be the lawsuit. Two of the jurors are African-American.

During the procedure, the team of Cosby objected to the selection because too few people with dark skin should contain. An African-American potential juror was, according to the lawyers just to its origin will be rejected.

A judge rejected the objection and, after the plaintiffs had shown that the woman in question a police officer was ever accused of tampering with evidence.

Race

Last month declared Cosby’s daughter, Ensa on the radio that race played a major role in the accusations against her father’s address. In an interview this month showed Cosby prompted, know that this sometimes might be true.

The former television star seemed finally satisfied about the juryselectie. After he said outside the court Wednesday against NBC that he was grateful for the “nice people from Pittsburgh”, which the jury was chosen, and he thanked also the local police, that everything is “smooth had expired”.

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