Pennsylvania DA Appeals Bill Cosby Ruling to U.S. Supreme Court


Prosecutors prosecutors in in Montgomery Montgomery County County Pennsylvania Pennsylvania petitioned petitioned the the US US Supreme Supreme Court Court to to review review a a state state Supreme Supreme Court Court ruling ruling overturned overturned Bill Bill Cosby Cosby sexual sexual assault assault conviction conviction Montgomery Montgomery County County Pennsylvania Pennsylvania district district attorney attorney Kevin Kevin Steele Steele petitions petitions the the U. U. S. S. Supreme Supreme Court Court challenging challenging a a state state Supreme Supreme Court Court decision decision which which overturned overturned bill bill Cosby's Cosby's conviction conviction based based on on a a two two thousand thousand five five press press release release written written by by a a predecessor predecessor without without any any knowledge knowledge of of his his staff staff or or fellow fellow attorneys attorneys in in his his office office at at release release promised promised a a now now deceased deceased defense defense attorney attorney that that Bill Bill Cosby Cosby would would not not be be prosecuted prosecuted later later Cosby Cosby admitted admitted during during a a civil civil deposition deposition to to giving giving drugs drugs and and alcohol alcohol to to a a number number of of young young women women before before sexual sexual encounters encounters Cosby's Cosby's twenty twenty eighteen eighteen conviction conviction of of drugging drugging and and molesting molesting college college sports sports administrator administrator Andrea Andrea Constand Constand in in two two thousand thousand four four was was overturned overturned by by the the state state Supreme Supreme Court Court he he was was freed freed from from prison prison last last summer summer Steele Steele argues argues the the decision decision would would set set a a dangerous dangerous precedent precedent out out press press releases releases being being treated treated as as immunity immunity agreements agreements despite despite

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