Did Bill Cosby devise a plan to drug and rape women and secretly carry it out over the course of decades in the public eye?
Or is he a popular entertainer being railroaded by opportunists with stale accusations and dubious motives?
Lawyers laid out dramatically competing views of the comedian in a Pennsylvania courtroom Wednesday, part of a high-stakes battle that puts the women’s right to testify and Cosby’s freedom on the line.
The arguments were part of a two-day hearing to determine whether 13 alleged victims can testify in Cosby’s upcoming trial involving another accuser, Andrea Constand. It ended Wednesday night without a ruling – the judge in the case, Steven...