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Bill Cosby is again found guilty of sexual abuse

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actor and comedian Bill Cosbywho had already been steeped in sexual abuse scandals for years, was once again found guilty in the case of Judy Huthwhom he assaulted in the mid-1970s. As reported by the media deadline, The jurors in the Santa Monica case ruled in favor of the victim.

The victim, Huth, had accused Cosby of raping her when she was 16 in 1975 during a stay at the Playboy Mansion. According to media reports, the jury awarded the victim $500,000 in damages. This litigation is one of the most recent in the long list of allegations that have targeted Cosby in recent times, starting in 2015.

Cosby was released from prison

The verdict comes a year after Bill Cosby’s sentence was overturned by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, freeing him from prison for the abuse cases he has been convicted in since 2018. According to Varietythe sanction was removed because “there was insufficient credible and admissible evidence on the charges against Mr. Cosby related to the incident that could be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.”

For his part, during the verdict in the Judy case, Cosby was not present in the courtroom, only his lawyers. The defense argued the comedian did not know the victim was underage, however, jurors found that Bill sexually assaulted Huth, who previously filed charges against him in 2014. In a recent session, Cosby’s attorneys attempted to refute the conclusion. arguments of the case:Mr Cosby will be fully exonerated once jurors hear the evidence and consider the many inconsistent accounts provided by Ms Huth..”

While Judy Huth’s lawyers also offered closing statements calling for justice for their client, who appears to have received some retaliation: “They have to decide what is right. But keep in mind that you must hold Mr. Cosby fully and entirely responsible for the damages he caused..”

Source metroecuador.com

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