In making the ruling, the judge said she was not determining the credibility of either party’s claims but was deciding instead whether the matter was worthy of trial.Read more »APRIL 26, 2016A Los Angeles judge rules that a molestation lawsuit against Bill Cosby -- brought by a Riverside woman who accused the entertainer of sexually assaulting her when she was 15 -- may go forward. County Superior Court Judge Craig Karlan that the case should be thrown out for various procedural reasons, including the statute of limitations. 28, 2016California eliminates its statute of limitations for some rape cases after Gov.MAY 16, 2017Bill Cosby says he won't testify in his sexual assault trial and is speaking out against his accusers, suggesting that racism is fueling the misconduct allegations leveled against him.
The few films Cosby did earlier did not perform well.1996-2000Cosby receives the Kennedy Center Honors.At a White House reception before the ceremony, President Clinton praises Cosby for his "remarkable gift" of being able to "look inside the human experience in all its depth and diversity and hold it up to the universal light of laughter -- in so doing, to allow all of us to return to our childhoods." 1998-2000Cosby is awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, along with baseball legend Hank Aaron, left.Taking the witness stand, Colstand delivers a dramatic testimony that offers a full account, under oath, of a narrative similar to what other women had expressed only in scattered op-eds and TV appearances, often about encounters dating back many decades.Read more »JUNE 15, 2017Jurors told Judge Steven T.She pushed him off and he asked her to leave the room.
Read more »1996"Jack," with Robin Williams, is Cosby's last feature film to date.Read more »February 25, 2016Bill Cosby has dropped a defamation lawsuit against supermodel Beverly Johnson, who accused the comedian of drugging her in the 1980s.Court records show Cosby's lawyers dropped the suit Feb. Read more »March 24, 2016There is enough evidence that Bill Cosby assaulted a woman just over a decade ago to bring a criminal case against him to trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.Prosecutors were hoping the testimony of 13 alleged victims would help persuade a jury that Cosby was guilty of assaulting another woman at his estate near Philadelphia in 2004. releases its list of the most banned and challenged books in 2016, with Cosby joining perennially challenged authors John Green and David Levithan.Cosby's “Little Bill” children's book series ranked No. Its inclusion is unusual because challenges to the books stemmed not from their content, but from allegations of sexual assault leveled against the comedian by a number of women. O'Neill declared a mistrial in the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby after a jury was unable to come to a unanimous decision.