For the second time since being charged, Bill Cosby has changed his legal team as he tries to avoid prison after being convicted of sexual assault.
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In a television interview, Ms. Constand said, “It’s been many, many years, and if I did not forgive him, I wouldn’t have peace.”
Mr. Cosby, who was convicted on three sexual assault counts, is facing ten years in prison on each, though such sentences are often served concurrently.
In her first comments since Bill Cosby was found guilty of sexual assault, Mrs. Cosby invoked Emmett Till and called for a criminal investigation of prosecutors.
The jury, which remains anonymous, released a joint statement intended to clarify how they came to the decision to convict the entertainer.
Lise-Lotte Lublin was one of several women who spoke in court about their experiences with Mr. Cosby, helping prosecutors convict him of sexual assault.
The publicist likened Mr. Cosby’s case to that of the black boy who was lynched after he was wrongly accused of flirting with a white woman in 1955.
Mr. Cosby was convicted of three counts of sexual assault on Thursday, but there are a considerable number of different paths the case may take in the coming weeks.
Ms. Constand, whose sexual assault complaint was at the heart of the trial, thanked the local community in a rare public comment on the case.
A jury in Pennsylvania voted to convict Mr. Cosby of sexually assaulting a former Temple University staff member who had looked up to him as a mentor.