Bill Cosby Trial: The Who, What and What Next

Bill Cosby accuser Victoria Valentino wears a pin stating

Bill Cosby Trial: The Who, What and What Next

As for Cosby's state of mind as the jury deliberates the verdict, Keshia revealed, "My interactions with him, he's been in good spirits".

Previous reports claimed that Cosby might manage to walk away from the three counts of felony charges that were filed against him from supposedly drugging and sexually assaulting women in the past.

Having been in contact with Cosby before the trial and after she showed up to support him, Pulliam shared some insight into his mindset. They asked the judge to repeat two different parts of Cosby's statements to authorities, asked the court to define the phrase "without her knowledge" in one of the charges, and asked to re-hear testimony from the Canadian detective who interviewed Constand.

Prosecutors portrayed Constand as a courageous victim seeking justice, while Cosby's lawyers claimed she was a former lover who fabricated her account of the alleged assault. A new one, District Attorney Kevin Steele, reversed course a decade later, after dozens of women came forward to accuse Cosby of sexual misconduct and after the public release of his startling deposition in which he spoke about giving the powerful sedative quaaludes to women he wanted to have sex with. The defense also poked holes in Johnson's testimony, citing discrepancies in her recounting of the alleged incident.

Mr. Cosby said Ms. Constand often wasn't thinking clearly and he believed she had a learning disability or Attention Deficit Disorder. Cosby has also denied allegations from more than 60 women.

The defense's case followed a riveting week from the prosecution which saw Ms. Constand take the stand.

Bill Cosby and former "Cosby kid" Keshia Knight Pulliam were all smiles at the start of the actor's rape trial on June 5 in Pennsylvania.

Jurors began their second day of deliberations Tuesday by hearing more from Cosby's deposition testimony.

Accuser Lili Bernard smiles while speaking to media outside the Montgomery County Courthouse where Bill Cosby is waiting for deliberations to finish on the eighth day of his sexual assault trial

She testified last week that he gave her a substance that incapacitated her and then he sexually assaulted her.

"As a woman, mother, Spelman College Graduate and champion of empowering girls thru my non-profit Kamp Kizzy, I in no way condone or support sexual assault", she said in her statement.

"I don't hear her say anything. They'll take the edge off", Cosby told her, she testified.

Constand testified that the pills left her disoriented and unable to resist.

Andrea Constand says she was drugged and molested.

A four-hour deliberation followed after Monday's hearings, but observers have not been able to glean much from the faces of the jurors as to determine what their leanings could be.

Cosby spokesman Andrew Wyatt, who guides the vision-impaired Cosby throughout his day, has drawn throngs of cameras with his updates on Cosby's mood - "very confident", is a common refrain - and assertions that the 79-year-old comedian isn't getting a fair shake.

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