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Cosby's main accuser off stand after 7 hours

Cosby's main accuser off stand after 7 hours Cosby's main accuser off stand after 7 hours
Hannah Rogers | 17 April, 2018, 14:23

Ms Constand told the court that she does not know Marguerite Jackson - a woman who the defence plan to call as a witness as part of their attempt to discredit her. His first trial ended with a hung jury. The former Temple University basketball administrator was later released from the stand after almost two days of questioning.

Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas Judge Steve T. O'Neill has not yet ruled whether he would allow Jackson to testify.

Constand said she had not.

The protection plans to telephone Jackson like a witness and says she will testify which before Constand lodged her allegations against Cosby in 2005, Constand had reverted for her to setting up a "high profile man" and submitting suit.

The judge has ruled that Jackson can take the stand at the retrial but indicated he could revisit the issue after Constand was finished testifying.

Andrea Constand returns to the courtroom on the sixth day of Cosby's sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania, April 16, 2018.

"Did you ever fabricate a scheme to falsely accuse him for money?" She denied understanding her.

Cosby, 80, is undergoing his second trial on charges that he drugged and raped Andrea Constand, 45, at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2014.

Gianna Constand, Constand's mum, took the witness stand and testified year soon after the alleged attack in which she claims she described in detail that which he cried for his behavior and also did for her daughter.

Gianna Constand told jurors that she was concerned because her daughter hadn't been the same since leaving Temple in March 2004 and moving back to Canada, screaming in her sleep and waking up in a sweat.

Bliss listed several jobs and career opportunities that Gianna Constand was unaware of at NBC and the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece, that Andrea Constand interviewed for because of her connection to Cosby.

Cosby then supposedly clarified he touched Andrea's vagina and breasts in addition to guiding her hands.

"He said to me, 'Don't worry, Mom, there was no penile penetration, '" Gianna Constand testified.

Constand, who's from the Toronto area, told Mesereau she was just being nice when she hugged Cosby or kissed him on the cheek, because she was grateful for his friendship and mentorship.

Constand is Cosby's chief accuser in a case that lacks virtually any forensic evidence.

He has been charged with three counts of aggravated indecent assault; a conviction on any of the charges could get him 10 years in prison.

Earlier this week, the defence team told the jury that Ms Constand had feigned a romantic interest in Cosby, and called him twice on Valentine's Day, around a month after she alleges he assaulted her.

At last year's trial, Cosby's lawyers suggested that Constand and the former Cosby Show star were lovers who'd been intimate with each other in the past.

Prosecutors have called five other women to the stand who said Mr Cosby drugged and assaulted them, too.

Andrea Constand faces more defense questions on Monday, and Cosby lawyer Tom Mesereau is scouring a binder full of her police statements and prior testimony for inconsistencies.

Gianna Constand testified that Cosby said during the phone call that he was a "sick man".

For example, she told police that on the night of the assault in January 2004 she called Cosby to open the gate.

Phone data reveal Constand, the former director of women's basketball operations in Temple University, manufactured brief forecasts for Cosby across the right time of a Temple residence video game on February 14, 2004, the thirty day period immediately after the alleged attack. But Constand's mobile phone data reveal that month, she'd not create any forecasts on the mansion of Cosby.

Ms Constand is one of about 50 women to have accused Cosby of assault dating back as far as 1965; however, her case is the only one recent enough to satisfy statute of limitations.

Constand said she often reached him and also she may have already been mistaken that there were occasions Cosby shared with her advance which the gate would be available.

The Associated Press does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Constand has done.

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