Day by day: Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial

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Dozens of women have stepped forward since 2014 to accuse Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct dating back decades. But the allegations of only one threaten to send him to jail. On June 5, Cosby will stand trial in Norristown for an alleged 2004 assault on Andrea Constand, a former Temple University athletics employee. Here’s a recap of the latest developments and recent coverage:


JURY SELECTION

Day 1, May 22: Five jurors were chosen as the jury selection process began in Pittsburgh. More than one-third of the 100 potential jurors called said they had already formed an opinion about Cosby’s guilt or innocence. (READ MORE: Cosby jury selection underway in Pittsburgh) | (LISTEN: Inquirer and Daily News reporter Jeremy Roebuck discusses jury selection with NPR’s Audie Cornish)





The set-up: Cosby arrived May 22 in Pittsburgh, a city deeply divided over the sexual-abuse scandal that has tarnished his career, to pick the 12 men and women who will decide his fate. Though the entertainer has made several well-received public appearances in the city in the past – including a raucous 2007 commencement speech at Carnegie Mellon University – the scandal has eroded his popularity among some. Still, some defenders stand by him. (READ MORE: Amid media blitz, Cosby seeks open-minded jurors in Pittsburgh)

Keep up with every development in Bill Cosby’s case with our day-by-day recaps and explainer on everything you need to know about the case and its major players.











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