Largely on hold while his criminal case unfolded, the suits from 10 women who say he also sexually assaulted them will now proceed in Massachusetts and California.
The photographer Mark Makela documented Mr. Cosby’s nearly three-year journey to prison.
Two powerful men confront allegations in the same week. Many support the fate of the entertainer, but are divided over the judge.
Inmates typically double up at the Pennsylvania state prison holding Mr. Cosby, but officials have isolated him in a single cell near the infirmary.
Bill Cosby’s publicist also drew a comparison to accusations of sexual misconduct against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, the nominee to the Supreme Court.
As news of Bill Cosby’s prison sentence spread, accusers and others reacted to the verdict.
We want to hear how our readers are viewing this week’s flurry of #MeToo news about Bill Cosby and Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh.
Before Bill Cosby’s sentencing, the woman he was convicted of sexually assaulting wrote to the court, “Bill Cosby took my beautiful, healthy young spirit and crushed it.”
Mr. Cosby was sentenced to serve three to 10 years for drugging and assaulting Andrea Constand. He has said he will appeal the conviction.