The Latest Cosby jury back to work on verdict for 5th day
17 Giugno, 2017, 04:22
On Friday, the jury asked to review multiple pieces of evidence, including Cosby's 2006 deposition testimony about quaaludes, a now-banned party drug.
Benedict Morelli, a prominent trial attorney who represented Tracy Morgan in the case against Wal-Mart, told Business Insider that the fact that the jurors asked the judge to clarify the concept of reasonable doubt means that it's likely one or two jurors are holding out against finding Cosby guilty.
"Get me law that supports the rhetoric that you keep fostering out there", O'Neill said, referring to Cosby publicist Andrew Wyatt's calls for a mistrial during press conferences outside the courthouse.
Gianna Constand, the accuser's mother, testified about her two-plus hour phone call with Cosby after learning about the alleged assault. Constand says Cosby gave her pills in 2004 and sexually assaulted her. The judge told them to try again for a verdict.
A definition of "reasonable doubt" and about a dozen excerpts from Cosby's deposition testimony in which he talks about obtaining quaaludes to give to women he wanted to have sex with.
Constand was the prosecution's key witness, telling jurors that Cosby gave her three unidentified pills before taking advantage when she was disoriented to sexually assault her.
A few minutes into their fifth day of deliberations, the jury in Bill Cosby'ssexual assault case Friday morning told the judge it remains deadlocked and asked him to define "reasonable doubt".
The jury is expected to reconvene in the courtroom after lunch to hear a rereading of the testimony.
Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill challenged McMonagle to provide some court rulings that show he has an obligation to stop deliberations after a certain time period. The 79-year-old TV star said in a 2006 deposition that he got seven prescriptions for the powerful sedative in the 1970s for the goal of giving them to women before sex.
This news organization does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Constand has done. He said their sexual encounter was consensual. Valerie Hans. "It's not uncommon for a jury to be deadlocked at first but then to reach a verdict after some prodding from the judge", says Larry Cunningham of St. John's Law School in NY, and a former prosecutor.
The incident took place when Constand visited Cosby's home outside of Philadelphia, in Elkins Park, Montgomery County, in early 2004.
Prosecutors declined to bring charges when she initially complained to police. "You wake up every day and it's the same thing", said Dennis McAndrews, former prosecutor and local Montgomery County attorney who has been attending the trial daily. As deliberations entered their 41st hour, Cosby lawyer Brian McMonagle has made numerous such requests.
In July 2015, a judge unsealed Cosby's deposition in that 2006 civil lawsuit. In that case, prosecutors would get four months to decide whether they want to retry Mr Cosby or drop the charges.
Comedian #Bill Cosby is on trial in Pennsylvania for allegations of sexual misconduct against college basketball star Andrea Constand. And they had not sent a question or the judge in almost 10 hours. Judges sent the jurors in both cases back to continue deliberations, NPR reports. Cosby has said it was consensual.
As the jurors left for the day, O'Neill heaped praise on them, thanking them for their dedication and the sacrifice they've made being 300 miles (482 kilometers) from home in the Pittsburgh area. He is charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault and faces 15 to 30 years in prison if convicted of the charges.
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