Mr. Cosby was sentenced to serve three to 10 years for drugging and assaulting Andrea Constand. He has said he will appeal the conviction.
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She said Mr. Cosby, 81, had a personality disorder that drove him to seek sex with nonconsenting partners, a depiction that the defense challenged.
Judge Steven T. O’Neill allowed five other women to testify at Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial, but no additional accusers will speak at the sentencing.
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.
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.
More than 15 years after he met the woman who would accuse him of sexual assault, Mr. Cosby again finds his fate in the hands of a Pennsylvania jury.
Final summations are expected to be presented on Tuesday, after which the jury will begin deliberating Bill Cosby’s fate.
Defense lawyers attacked Andrea Constand as a woman looking for a payday, but a second woman testified that she too had been assaulted by Mr. Cosby.
The sex assault charges and the complainant are the same, but much about Mr. Cosby’s second trial will be different.