Cosby attorneys vow to appeal guilty verdict: ‘The fight is not over’


Says the meeting is an obvious precursor to the forthcoming meeting between kim men president trump this was all about setting a tone and message to the white house for the importance of going ahead with the trump kim summit which is the really important one president trump says he has responsibility to resolve the korean conflict dating back sixty five years gary nunn cbs news why w news time twelve oh four so post sex assault conviction what's next for bill cosby kyw suburban bureau chief jim melwert checked in with someone who can give us a clue bill cosby's defense team promises and appeal norris town based defense attorney henry hill says well that's to be expected the percentage of the appeals that are successful is quite rare hilas says the top of the list of issues to raise an appeal will be the five prior bad acts witnesses who testified particularly in light of the fact that at the first trial most of those witnesses were not permitted to testify so i i would be quite surprised at that was not their primary issue direct appeal as for sentencing hilas says the defense will likely point to cosby's agent health reality however is that he was convicted of serious crimes and these are crimes that typically call for a substantial prison sentence cosby sentencing has yet to be scheduled jim melwert kyw newsradio victims of sexual assault might feel a bit more empowered in the wake of the cosby verdict it's a sign their claims may now finally he taking seriously here's kyw community affairs reporter cheri gregg survivors that are out there this is for the howard is executive director for women organized against rape she says getting a guilty verdict against bill cosby during sexual assault awareness month is the i think she says the cake is saying women coming forward and having their stories believe there will be more voices and there will be more individuals that come forward here's the question is whether the impact will embolden prosecutors trickle down to he knew i'll courtroom in philadelphia willett trickle down to a non famous person that doesn't garner media attention that remains to be seen according to the national sexual violence resource center one in five women and one in seventy one men will be raped at some point in their lives cheri gregg hit.

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