As Bill Cosby trial winds down, defense shifts strategy aiming to prove he was out of town

April 20, 2018

Actor and comedian Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault retrial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, PA on April 19, 2018.

By Staff

Bill Cosby’s lawyers shifted strategies at his retrial Friday, hoping to convince jurors that it was impossible for his sexual encounter with accuser Andrea Constand to have occurred when she says it did.

Calling a series of assistants and tour managers to the witness stand, defense lawyer Becky S. James walked jurors through Cosby’s flight and travel records from January 2004 – the period in which Constand says Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her at his Cheltenham home.

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