Bill Cosby files appeal over testimony from other women accusers

AmNews Staff Reports | 6/26/2019, 10:27 a.m.
Cosby's lawyers say the accounts from the five other women were "strikingly dissimilar" to that of trial accuser Andrea Constand ...
Bill Cosby leaves the Allegheny County Courthouse after jury selection was completed May 24th, 2017. The jury is comprised of four white women, six white men, one black woman and one black man. The alternates include four white men, one black woman and one black man. Nate Smallwood | Tribune-Review (CNN)

Comedian Bill Cosby has filed a lengthy appeal of the sex assault conviction that landed him in prison and says the judge allowed testimony from other women accusers that wasn't relevant.

Cosby's lawyers say the accounts from the five other women were "strikingly dissimilar" to that of trial accuser Andrea Constand and too remote in time to her 2004 encounter with Cosby.

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