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The Fall of Bill Cosby

Discussion in 'Alley of Dangerous Angles' started by Taluntain, Apr 28, 2018.

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    Where does it say he was giving the victims pills under false pretense? I mean, it's a fair assumption, but I don't see anything concrete backing it up. Maybe I missed it.
     
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    HMM ... evidence mounts in this forum at least

    little niggles: given word from a public official is binding, there is only burden of proof thereafter

    if Cosby lied about using a drug to escape prosection from a more serious offence that's standard

    lawyers often become judges or politicians - 'law' has been made a dirty business anyways and practicing it allows 'professioals' to get away with murder all over the world:

    "steal a little and they send you to jail, steal a lot and they make you king" - bobo the dylan ;)
     
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    Not just this forum.

    Didn't a juror recently give an interview where he flat out said that deposition was the persuasive tipping point for him?
     
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    Yes, I just head that on a podcast. If I was the defense I would try to get the release of the supposedly sealed deposition thrown out, and cause for a retrial. Of course, I would also doubt that they would ever be able to find a jury at this point who could be impartial.
     
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    My understanding was the Cosby claimed to by giving Benadryl. (Obviously, not his claim at trial as his did not testify, but that's what many of the victims said he said - Benadryl or something similarly innocuous as opposed to a quaalude or other significantly stronger drug).
     
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