From the moment sexual assault charges were filed against Bill Cosby in December, the case became a touchstone for the dozens of other instances in which women say they were attacked by the entertainer.
Bill Cosby’s lawyers have launched their most comprehensive effort to date to have the sexual assault charges against him dropped, arguing that various factors “created a perfect storm of prejudice, bias, and delay” that requires the dismissal of the charges against the entertainer.
In a move that would set up a dramatic courtroom showdown between Bill Cosby and his accusers, 13 women who say the entertainer sexually assaulted them could be allowed to take the stand against him in a criminal trial.
A 72-year-old New Hampshire woman who says Bill Cosby raped her in 1965 withdrew her civil defamation lawsuit against the comedian on Friday, a day after a federal judge had allowed the case to move forward.
A Los Angeles judge has rejected a bid by Bill Cosby to dismiss a molestation lawsuit brought by a Riverside woman who accused the entertainer of sexually assaulting her when she was 15, according to her lawyer.
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.
On the eve of the statute of limitations running out on the claims of the first woman to accuse Bill Cosby of drugging and sexually assaulting her, prosecutors in Pennsylvania charged the 78-year-old comedic icon with the alleged 2004 assault.
With Bill Cosby charged Wednesday with sexual assault following accusations that he drugged and abused a woman at his Pennsylvania home 12 years ago, questions have arisen about whether the actor will face criminal charges on similar allegations made against him in Los Angeles.
Bill Cosby’s former attorney wants to bar a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge from hearing a case in which model Janice Dickinson says the lawyer defamed her when he defended Cosby against allegations of rape.
Cal Poly Pomona has revoked an honorary degree awarded to comedian Bill Cosby, officials announced Friday, joining dozens of other universities across the country in rescinding honors over allegations of sexual assault.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled Monday that Bill Cosby and his former attorney can be deposed by model Janice Dickinson’s attorney in her defamation lawsuit against the comedian for denying he raped her.
Bill Cosby, after being deposed by attorney Gloria Allred about allegations he molested her client at the Playboy Mansion when she was 15, has dropped a Hollywood pit bull attorney in favor of a powerful downtown Los Angeles firm.
A Pennsylvania woman, who as a teen appeared on a children’s TV show with Bill Cosby in the 1980s, is suing him for defamation, citing denials by his attorney and wife of allegations the comedian repeatedly sexually abused her.
Attorney Gloria Allred questioned Bill Cosby under oath for seven hours Friday as part of a lawsuit in which the comedian is accused of molesting a 15-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles in 1974.
Bill Cosby’s attorneys could not convince a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Wednesday to throw out a lawsuit accusing the comedian of molesting a woman at the Playboy Mansion in 1974 when she was 15, setting the stage for his deposition in the case later this week.
Los Angeles County prosecutors are reviewing whether to charge Bill Cosby in connection with an alleged sexual assault at the Playboy Mansion in 2008 after receiving the results of an investigation by the LAPD, officials said Thursday.
The Smithsonian has posted a notice in front of an exhibition that features art from the private collection of Bill Cosby and his wife, Camille, currently on view at the National Museum of African Art in Washington.
Two women who claim they were sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby said Monday they are joining an effort to unseal an entire 2005 deposition he gave, in which he admitted giving Quaaludes to women with whom he wanted to have sex.
The legal team for comedian Bill Cosby warned a Pennsylvania judge last month that if decade-old court documents stemming from a sexual abuse case against its embattled client were unsealed, they would “generate a firestorm of publicity.”
With the unsealing of Bill Cosby’s 2005 deposition in which he admitted giving women Quaaludes before sex, the comedian whose public persona had already suffered massively in the court of public opinion, may now face a similar fate in the real courts, legal experts said.
Model and television personality Janice Dickinson filed suit against comedian Bill Cosby on Wednesday, contending that he defamed her and inflicted emotional distress when his team said she lied when she accused him of having drugged and raped her.
Stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress is widely credited as the person who almost single-handedly thrust Bill Cosby’s alleged transgressions back into the national spotlight after he called the 77-year-old entertainer a rapist during his comedy act.
Facing a wall of cameras outside Los Angeles police headquarters Wednesday, a model and her attorney accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault at a Playboy Mansion party in 2008, possibly the first claim among a host of allegations against the comedian that could be criminally prosecuted.
Camille Cosby, the wife of entertainer Bill Cosby, has finally broken her silence about the accusations of sexual assault made by several women against her husband, defending him and comparing the media coverage to Rolling Stone magazine’s problematic story about an alleged rape victim at the University of Virginia.
Beverly Johnson, a groundbreaking model who was the first black woman to be featured on the cover of Vogue magazine, accused Bill Cosby of drugging her during a visit to his home in the 1980s, according to a personal essay Vanity Fair published on Thursday.
Flanked by three women who say they were sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby, attorney Gloria Allred challenged the performer Wednesday to put $100 million in a fund for his accusers and let a panel of retired judges determine the truth about the claims.
Even as other entertainment outlets abandoned him and suspicion grew over a series of renewed allegations of sexual assault, Bill Cosby was welcomed to a central Florida theater Friday night to a rousing standing ovation.
Bill Cosby will not appear in a planned show at the Treasure Island Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, marking another cancellation in a series that have tarnished the entertainer’s legacy since the resurfacing of decades-old accusations of sexual assault.
NBC has dropped its planned Bill Cosby comedy pilot, and TV Land has removed “The Cosby Show” from its schedule after several women have come forward with accusations that the comedian raped or assaulted them.
Netflix has postponed its scheduled broadcast later this month of a stand-up comedy special starring Bill Cosby, the latest salvo fired against the comedian who has been accused by several women of rape and sexual assault.
The heat surrounding allegations of sexual assaults by Bill Cosby has intensified as a woman who claims she was raped by the comedian in 1969 when she visited him on the set of “The Bill Cosby Show” spoke out Monday in a CNN interview.
Bill Cosby invited the public Monday to turn pictures of him into Internet memes using a generator on his website that facilitates putting words onto the images he’s offering and then sharing the results.