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Bill Cosby Has Been Granted an Appeal in Sexual Assault Case

Bill Cosby has won a bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction.

According to CNN, Pennsylvania’s highest court has agreed to review two aspects of Cosby’s 2018 sex crime trial, in which he was convicted on three counts of aggravated indecent assault. The state’s Supreme Court will look at Judge Steven T. O’Neill’s decision to allow testimony from five other accusers of uncharged misconduct. Cosby’s legal team argues these witnesses were unreliable and should have never appeared before the jury because their allegations were not part of the charges.

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Harvey Weinstein will reportedly turn himself in and face sexual-assault charges in New York

Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities on Friday in relation to an investigation by the Manhattan district attorney’s office and the New York Police Department into sexual-assault allegations against him, according to the New York Daily News. Continue reading Harvey Weinstein will reportedly turn himself in and face sexual-assault charges in New York

Bill Cosby Is ‘Legally Blind’ and Can’t Identify Accusers, Say Lawyers

Lawyers for Bill Cosby are arguing that the comedian is “legally blind” and therefore can’t identify his sexual assault accusers, reported NBC News. Cosby’s legal team made the written claim in a court document filed in Pennsylvania on Thursday. Cosby’s team was recently accused of attempting to hide Cosby’s “true nature” to get the case dismissed.

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Nate Parker Talks Rape Accusations, Male Privilege in ‘Ebony’ Interview

In an Ebony interview published Saturday, filmmaker Nate Parker addressed the 1999 allegation of rape made against him, noting that he “never took a moment to think about the woman” when he dismissedthe allegations earlier this month by saying that he “was cleared of it [in court]. That’s that.”

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