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Bill Cosby, NBC sued by 5 women in new sexual assault case
Five women who have long accused Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them early in their careers have filed the latest lawsuit against the 85-year-old comedian — and this one calls NBCUniversal, a studio and a production company complicit in the abuse.
More Black NFL retirees win dementia cases in rescored tests following $1B settlement
Two years after a pair of former players sued the NFL over the treatment of Black retirees in the league's $1 billion US concussion settlement, hundreds of men whose medical tests were rescored to eliminate race bias now qualify for awards.
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U.S. Supreme Court won't review decision that released Bill Cosby
On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court said it will not review the sexual assault case against comedian Bill Cosby, leaving in place a decision by Pennsylvania's highest court to throw out his conviction and set him free from prison.
NFL agrees to end race-based brain testing in $1B settlement
The NFL agreed to end race-based adjustments in dementia testing that critics said made it difficult for Black retirees to qualify for awards in a $1 billion settlement of concussion claims, according to a proposed deal filed Wednesday in federal court.
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Bill Cosby freed from prison after court overturns conviction
Pennsylvania's highest court threw out Bill Cosby's sexual assault conviction and allowed his release from prison Wednesday in a stunning reversal of fortune for the comedian. They ruled that the prosecutor who brought the case was bound by his predecessor's agreement not to charge Cosby.
Bill Cosby granted appeal in Pennsylvania sex assault case
In a stunning decision that could test the legal framework of #MeToo cases, comedian Bill Cosby has won the right to fight his 2018 sexual assault conviction in the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
Bill Cosby loses Pennsylvania appeal of sex assault conviction
A Pennsylvania appeals court has rejected Bill Cosby's bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction.
Now free from legal limbo, Meek Mill eyes prison reform
Meek Mill pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge on Tuesday in a deal that spared him additional prison time, resolving a case that followed the rapper most of his adult life and turned him into a high-profile activist for criminal justice reform.
Bill Cosby trial: Judge bars several accusers from testifying
In a major break for Bill Cosby, a judge ruled Friday that just one of the comedian's multitude of other accusers can testify at his trial to bolster charges he drugged and violated a woman more than a decade ago.
Bill Cosby's lawyers press judge to exclude deposition from trial
Bill Cosby's lawyers are pressing a judge to keep his deposition from a lawsuit out of his Pennsylvania sexual assault trial.