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Judge says Janice Dickinson's lawsuit against Bill Cosby can proceed

Judge says Janice Dickinson's lawsuit against Bill Cosby can proceed

Janice Dickinson’s defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby should proceed, a judge ruled Tuesday, saying that a trial could determine whether the model’s claims that Cosby drugged and raped her three decades ago were true.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Debre Katz Weintraub ruled that a jury can decide the credibility of Dickinson's allegations and whether a statement by Cosby's former lawyer that branded her a liar amounted to defamation.

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.

 

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