Bill Cosby Seeks to Reverse Sex Assault Conviction

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Actor Bill Cosby (R) and spokesman Andrew Wyatt arrive for day 2 of Cosby’s sexual assault re-trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, PA, April 10, 2018 (Shutterstock).

Disgraced comedian Bill Cosby is attempting to have his sexual assault conviction overturned in Pennsylvania. Cosby’s attorneys argued on August 12 in front of a Superior Court judicial panel in Harrisburg that their client was deprived of a fair trial.

Cosby, 82, was once beloved as a father figure for his role as Dr. Cliff Huxtable in the 1980s TV series “The Cosby Show.” Dozens of accusations of sexual assault against him led Cosby to become one of the first celebrities to be convicted in the #MeToo era. In April 2018, he was found guilty of drugging and assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004, Reuters reported.

On August 12, Cosby’s lawyers appeared before a trio of judges to argue that he…

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