Bill Cosby's 1974 Playboy Mansion Sexual Assault Case Gets 2018 Trial Date

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Cosby's next legal challenge shifts to California with a hearing scheduled Tuesday, June 27, to set a trial date in a lawsuit accusing him of sexually assaulting a teen at the Playboy Mansion more than 40 years ago.

The new trial date comes less than two weeks after a Pennsylvania jury deliberated 52 hours and failed to reach a verdict in another case in which Cosby was accused of drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia mansion in 2004.

A date for that civil trial was tentatively set for July 30, 2018.

"The current propaganda that I am going to conduct a sexual assault tour is false", Cosby insisted Tuesday. Almost 60 women have accused Cosby of sexual assault and he's now facing lawsuits from 10 women.

The 79-year-old's lawyers twice requested to have the case dismissed, but the motions were rejected last year (16).

Prosecutors have said Cosby will be retried on sexual assault charges, but Wyatt said Sunday he doubts there will be another trial, pointing to the deadlocked jury.

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He also supported his claims by posting a picture from the video purportedly showing her riding the scooter without helmet. The complainant was asked to specify the time, date and exact place for immediate action to be taken.

After those plans were criticized, though, a spokeswoman said the meetings were never meant to be about sexual assault but an effort to restore Cosby's legacy.

Huth is one of numerous women represented by Allred who have levied abuse allegations against Cosby, who turns 80 July 12, with many of the incidents said to have occurred years, sometimes decades, ago.

Huth's attorney Gloria Allred said if Cosby does stage public meetings, she may hold her own forums in those cities to discuss sexual assault.

A lawyer for Cosby, Angela Agrusa, told reporters at the courthouse on Tuesday that there was a "lot of miscommunication" about what he planned to do. Sounds like Cosby didn't like the public's reaction.

"He would never do anything that undermined the import of this issue", Agrusa said. In a deposition taken in 2005 and 2006 in the civil case brought by Constand, Cosby admitted to giving Quaaludes to women he wanted to have sex with. Agrusa also said that the retrial of his criminal case would likely be jeopardized by such a tour.

A Santa Monica judge Tuesday put on hold depositions and other information-sharing in a Riverside County woman's sexual battery lawsuit against Bill Cosby due to the Pennsylvania mistrial in the actor's criminal case.

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