Bill Cosby was denied bail after being sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for his 2004 assault of Andrea Constand. Constand embraced supporters as she left court.
More than two years after a Pennsylvania jury found him guilty of three sex crimes, Bill Cosby’s lawyers will try to persuade the state Supreme Court this week to overturn his conviction based in part on constitutional grounds or on alleged procedural irregularities at his trials.
Cosby’s legal team, led by appellate lawyer Jennifer Bonjean,will go up against prosecutors for Montgomery County, Pa., led by District Attorney Kevin Steele, for virtual oral arguments Tuesday morning before the high court, appearing via YouTube from Harrisburg, Pa.
Cosby, 83, who is serving a three-to-10-year sentence at a state prison near his home outside Philadelphia, will not be able to watch, because he is blind due to glaucoma, nor listen, because