SentenceSentimentTitleUrlDate
A trio of Pennsylvania judges on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of Bill Cosbys effort to have his sexual assault conviction overturned as the comedians lawyers argued in court that the trial judge had deprived him of a fair trial NegativeHARRISBURG Pa http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/pennsylvania-judges-skeptical-of-cosby-effort-to-reverse-sex-assault-conviction-idUSKCN1V20VF2019-08-13
Bill Cosbys lawyers on Tuesday formally appealed his conviction for drugging and sexually attacking a former friend at his home near Philadelphia 15 years ago citing what they called errors in legal procedure that allowed trial testimony and evidence the defense contends should have been excluded NegativeBill Cosbys lawyers on Tuesday formally appealed his conviction for drugging and sexually attacking a former friend at his home near Philadelphia 15 years ago citing what they called errors in legal procedure that allowed trial testimony and evidence the defense contends should have been excluded http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/bill-cosby-appeals-2018-conviction-for-pennsylvania-sex-attack-idUSKCN1TQ2WM2019-06-26
WASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on Tuesday urged the court to reconsider its landmark precedent that made it harder for public figures to sue for defamation even as he joined in a decision to end a defamation suit against comedian Bill Cosby NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas on Tuesday urged the court to reconsider its landmark precedent that made it harder for public figures to sue for defamation even as he joined in a decision to end a defamation suit against comedian Bill Cosby http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-cosby/justice-thomas-calls-for-reconsidering-landmark-u-s-defamation-ruling-idUSKCN1Q81T02019-02-20





SentenceSentimentTitleUrlDate
Attorneys for Bill Cosby outlined their grounds on Tuesday for appealing his sexual assault conviction citing what they called errors in legal procedure that may have biased the jury and warrant a new trial for the oncebeloved comedian NegativeAttorneys for Bill Cosby outlined their grounds on Tuesday for appealing his sexual assault conviction citing what they called errors in legal procedure that may have biased the jury and warrant a new trial for the oncebeloved comedian http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosbys-lawyers-cite-grounds-for-appealing-sexual-assault-conviction-idUSKBN1OA2PV2018-12-13
Citing new evidence Bill Cosby has asked the Pennsylvania judge who sent him to prison for up to 10 years for sexual assault to grant him a new trial or to reduce his sentence because of alleged procedural errors NegativeCiting new evidence Bill Cosby has asked the Pennsylvania judge who sent him to prison for up to 10 years for sexual assault to grant him a new trial or to reduce his sentence because of alleged procedural errors http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/bill-cosby-seeks-new-sexual-assault-trial-reduced-prison-sentence-idUSKCN1MI1ZI2018-10-09
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Bill Cosbys bid to avoid a defamation lawsuit brought by a wellknown former model who said the comedian sought to destroy her reputation after she publicly accused him of rape NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Bill Cosbys bid to avoid a defamation lawsuit brought by a wellknown former model who said the comedian sought to destroy her reputation after she publicly accused him of rape http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-cosby/u-s-supreme-court-snubs-review-of-defamation-suit-against-cosby-idUSKCN1MB2U12018-10-02
Bill Cosbys appeal of his conviction for sexual assault is expected to focus on a Pennsylvania judges decision to allow several accusers to testify against him but his challenge faces significant hurdles according to legal experts NegativeBill Cosbys appeal of his conviction for sexual assault is expected to focus on a Pennsylvania judges decision to allow several accusers to testify against him but his challenge faces significant hurdles according to legal experts http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosbys-appeal-likely-to-focus-on-parade-of-accusers-at-his-second-trial-idUSKCN1M62U62018-09-27
Bill Cosby was marched out of court in shackles on Tuesday after a judge branded him a and sentenced him to between three and 10 years in prison for sexual assault capping the downfall of the oncebeloved comedian known as Americas Dad NegativeNORRISTOWN Pa http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/bill-cosby-in-cuffs-imprisoned-for-up-to-10-years-for-sexual-assault-idUSKCN1M51902018-09-26
The woman whose complaint led to Bill Cosbys conviction for sexual assault called for justice in brief testimony on the first day of the comedians twoday sentencing hearing on Monday where prosecutors asked for a sentence of up to 10 years in prison NegativeNORRISTOWN Pa http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-victim-asks-only-for-justice-at-sentencing-hearing-idUSKCN1M411O2018-09-25
When a grainy video of standup comedian Hannibal Buress making a joke about Bill Cosbys rape allegations on an October night in 2014 went viral the rallying cry of was years away NegativeWhen a grainy video of standup comedian Hannibal Buress making a joke about Bill Cosbys rape allegations on an October night in 2014 went viral the rallying cry of was years away http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-sentencing-is-new-milestone-for-metoo-movement-idUSKCN1M30CT2018-09-24
A Pennsylvania judge on Thursday denied a request by prosecutors to allow additional women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct to tell their stories at his sentencing hearing on a sexual assault conviction NegativeHARRISBURG Pa http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/judge-bars-parade-of-cosby-accusers-at-sentencing-hearing-idUSKCN1M034C2018-09-21
A Pennsylvania state advisory board recommended that Bill Cosby be deemed a sexually violent requiring that the convicted comedian undergo counseling as well as register as a sex offender for life prosecutors said on Tuesday NegativeA Pennsylvania state advisory board recommended that Bill Cosby be deemed a sexually violent requiring that the convicted comedian undergo counseling as well as register as a sex offender for life prosecutors said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-is-sexually-violent-predator-pennsylvania-panel-idUSKBN1KE25L2018-07-24
Polanski and television star Bill Cosby who had been members since 1969 and 1996 respectively were the first known members expelled for violating the Academys new code of conduct Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-polanski-seigner-oscars/polanskis-wife-says-non-merci-to-oscars-academy-invite-idUSKBN1JX12D2018-07-08
Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted in April of drugging and sexually assaulting a woman in 2004 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-sylvester-stallone/los-angeles-prosecutors-reviewing-sexual-assault-case-against-sylvester-stallone-idUSKBN1J93AN2018-06-14
A month ago comedian Bill Cosby was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting a onetime friend one of dozens of women who have accused him of sexual misconduct Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-harvey-weinstein/movie-mogul-weinstein-handcuffed-in-court-to-face-sex-crime-charges-idUSKCN1IQ1H82018-05-25
May 3 The Academy of Motion Pictures expels comedian Bill Cosby and Oscarwinning director Roman Polanski the first known members expelled for violating a code of conduct adopted in December Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-cannes-metoo/cannes-film-festival-faces-new-era-after-metoo-tectonic-shift-idUSKCN1IE0NE2018-05-14
The Kennedy Center trustees have voted to rescind Bill Cosbys Kennedy Center Honors and Mark Twain Prize for American Humor two of the nations top artistic prizes following his sex assault conviction the organization said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/kennedy-center-rescinds-top-prizes-bestowed-on-bill-cosby-idUSKBN1I82J72018-05-08
LOS ANGELES The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expelled televisions Bill Cosby and Oscarwinning director Roman Polanski on Thursday as the Academy Awards presenter responded to sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby-oscars/under-fire-academy-of-motion-pictures-expels-cosby-polanski-idUSKBN1I42EG2018-05-04
Bill Cosbys wife of more than 50 years jumped to his defense on Thursday blaming his sexualassault conviction last week on a corrupt prosecutor a pliant press and a lying accuser that she said led to a false verdict and stirred a lynch mob against him Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby-wife/bill-cosbys-wife-slams-prosecutor-accusers-for-husbands-guilty-verdict-idUSKBN1I41TF2018-05-04
This tragedy must be undone not just for Bill Cosby but for the country Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby-wife/bill-cosbys-wife-slams-prosecutor-accusers-for-husbands-guilty-verdict-idUSKBN1I41TF2018-05-04
Bill Cosbys 2005 admission that he drugged women to have sex with them was the most compelling piece of evidence leading a Pennsylvania jury to finding him guilty of sexual assault one of the jurors told ABCs Good Morning on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosbys-past-words-on-drugs-and-sex-led-to-conviction-juror-idUSKBN1I11IN2018-04-30
Bill Cosby used to the high life as one of Americas biggest stars will likely see his entourage of aides replaced by an inmate paid pennies to help the legally blind comedian navigate life behind bars after he is sentenced for sexual assault Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby-prison/from-luxury-to-life-behind-bars-what-bill-cosby-faces-in-prison-idUSKBN1HZ0EK2018-04-29
Temple University on Friday rescinded an honorary doctorate it had awarded to Bill Cosby a longtime fundraiser and graduate of the Philadelphia school where years later he met the victim of the sexual assault that resulted in his conviction this week Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/after-cosbys-conviction-his-alma-mater-rescinds-honorary-degree-idUSKBN1HY2N42018-04-28
NEW YORK On top of the years in prison comedian Bill Cosby faces for sexual assault his criminal conviction increases the likelihood he will have to pay hefty damages in civil lawsuits brought by women who say he assaulted or defamed them legal experts said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-people-cosby-lawsuit-analysis/cosby-conviction-could-mean-hefty-damages-in-civil-cases-legal-experts-idUSKBN1HY2P22018-04-28
Comedian Bill Cosby was convicted on Thursday of drugging and sexually assaulting a onetime friend in 2004 marking the first such conviction of a celebrity since the movement that has brought down rich and powerful men for their treatment of women Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/bill-cosby-once-beloved-americas-dad-convicted-of-sexual-assault-idUSKBN1HX1B72018-04-27
Time and again during Bill Cosbys second trial the comedians lawyers launched blistering attacks on the six women who told a Pennsylvania jury that he had sexually abused them questioning their motives and assailing their characters in stark terms Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby-strategy/in-metoo-era-cosby-teams-attacks-on-victims-may-have-backfired-idUSKBN1HX3K72018-04-27
Jurors deliberating the fate of comedian Bill Cosby on Wednesday asked to hear once again the testimony of the star defense witness and Cosbys interview with the police who investigated the 2004 incident that led to his sexual assault trial Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-jurors-ask-to-hear-repeat-of-star-defense-witness-testimony-idUSKBN1HW14F2018-04-26
A Pennsylvania jury of seven men and five women will resume deliberations for a second day on Thursday to decide whether to convict comedian and actor Bill Cosby of sexual assault Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/jurors-deliberate-bill-cosbys-fate-for-second-day-idUSKBN1HX1B72018-04-26
The jury in Bill Cosbys sexual assault trial begins a second day of deliberations on Thursday charged with deciding whether the comedian once known as Americas drugged and molested a younger woman at his Pennsylvania home more than a decade ago Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/bill-cosby-jury-hunkers-down-for-second-day-in-sexual-assault-trial-idUSKBN1HX1B72018-04-26
Evidence of being a serial rapist finally caught up with Bill Cosby after decades of assaulting women and hiding behind his kindly television persona prosecutors told a Pennsylvania jury on Tuesday in closing arguments of his sexual assault trial Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-prosecutors-say-his-time-to-escape-justice-is-over-idUSKBN1HV11R2018-04-25
A Pennsylvania jury of seven men and five women was due to begin deliberations on Wednesday to decide whether to convict comedian and actor Bill Cosby of sexual assault attempting to reach a verdict where a previous jury was hopelessly deadlocked Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/bill-cosbys-sexual-assault-trial-goes-to-the-jury-idUSKBN1HW14F2018-04-25
The prosecution and Bill Cosbys defense team are expected to begin closing arguments on Tuesday in the retrial of the entertainer who is accused of drugging and raping a onetime friend more than a decade ago Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/closing-arguments-to-begin-in-cosbys-sexual-assault-trial-idUSKBN1HV11R2018-04-24
Defense lawyers for comedian Bill Cosby attacked the credibility of women who testified against him at his sexual assault trial singling out accuser Andrea Constand during closing arguments on Tuesday as a pathological liar Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-arrives-at-court-for-closing-arguments-in-sexual-assault-trial-idUSKBN1HV11R2018-04-24
Defense lawyers for comedian Bill Cosby on Tuesday attacked the credibility of women who testified against him at his sexual assault trial drawing a stern rebuke from prosecutors who said such shaming of victims was the reason women do not report sex crimes Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-lawyers-attack-accusers-credibility-drawing-prosecutor-rebuke-idUSKBN1HV11R2018-04-24
Prosecutors and comedian Bill Cosbys defense team were each set to deliver closing arguments in his sexual assault retrial on Monday taking a final shot at convincing a jury he is innocent or guilty of charges he drugged and sexually assaulted a former friend Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/jury-in-cosby-sexual-assault-retrial-to-hear-final-arguments-idUSKBN1HU15O2018-04-23
Bill Cosbys second trial on charges of drugging and sexually assaulting a onetime friend entered a third week on Monday with the judge rejecting a motion to introduce a 2005 deposition that the comedians defense believed could have helped his case Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-judge-bars-defense-from-introducing-2005-deposition-idUSKBN1HU15O2018-04-23
Bill Cosbys lawyers rested their case on Monday in his retrial on sexual assault charges with the comedian declining to testify in his own defense against a onetime friends accusations that he drugged and raped her in 2004 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/no-testimony-from-cosby-as-defense-rests-in-pennsylvania-sexual-assault-trial-idUSKBN1HU15O2018-04-23
The judge in Bill Cosbys sex assault retrial on Friday delayed a decision on whether defense attorneys can introduce testimony from a woman they say could undercut his accusers claim that she was unaware of the entertainers physical interest in her Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/judge-delays-ruling-on-deposition-by-cosby-accusers-friend-idUSKBN1HR1942018-04-21
Prosecutors wrapped up their sexual assault case against comedian Bill Cosby on Thursday as experts offered conflicting testimony about the drugs he is accused of giving a thenfriend before allegedly raping her Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-sex-assault-retrial-to-go-to-jury-next-week-judge-idUSKBN1HQ1JU2018-04-20
Three witnesses are expected to testify on Friday for the defense in the trial against comedian Bill Cosby who is accused of drugging and sexual assaulting a former friend more than a decade ago Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/three-defense-witnesses-to-testify-in-cosby-sex-assault-retrial-idUSKBN1HR1942018-04-20
Bill Cosbys star defense witness testified on Wednesday that the woman who has accused him of sexual assault once told her how easy it would be to fabricate an accusation of sexual assault against a celebrity to make money Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-defense-witness-says-accuser-talked-of-framing-a-celebrity-idUSKBN1HP0VH2018-04-19
Expert toxicologists for both sides are expected to take the stand on Thursday in the trial of Bill Cosby who is accused of drugging and sexually assaulting a former friend more than a decade ago Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/both-sides-to-call-toxicologists-in-cosby-sex-assault-trial-idUSKBN1HQ1JU2018-04-19
Bill Cosbys sex assault trial on Thursday focused on the drugs he is accused of giving a thenfriend before raping her with a toxicologist saying the pills could have left the comedians alleged victim feeling incapacitated or even paralyzed Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/quaaludes-benadryl-in-spotlight-at-cosby-sex-assault-retrial-idUSKBN1HQ1JU2018-04-19
Bill Cosbys defense team in his sexual assault trial is expected on Wednesday to continue its cross examination of a detective who investigated the accusations against the 80yearold entertainer shortly after they were first made Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/defense-in-cosbys-sexual-assault-trial-to-question-detective-for-second-day-idUSKBN1HP0VH2018-04-18
As Bill Cosby approached a Pennsylvania courthouse for the beginning of his retrial on charges of drugging and sexually assaulting a onetime friend a barebreasted protester ran toward him Womens lives matter Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby-metoo/emboldened-by-metoo-mad-as-hell-women-take-spotlight-at-cosby-retrial-idUSKBN1HP2RW2018-04-18
Bill Cosbys defense team on Monday sought to undercut the credibility of a woman accusing the comedian of sexual assault by pressing her about accusations she schemed to plant a false story of abuse to reap hush money Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-lawyer-to-sex-assault-accuser-did-you-fabricate-a-scheme-idUSKBN1HN0VS2018-04-17
Police who initially investigated a womans claims that Bill Cosby drugged and raped her more than a decade ago are expected to take the stand on Tuesday in a trial against the 80yearold comedian Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/police-expected-to-take-stand-in-cosby-trial-idUSKBN1HO1052018-04-17
Bill Cosby told detectives who interviewed him shortly after he was accused of sexually assaulting a former friend at his Philadelphiaarea home in 2004 that he touched but did not have intercourse with his accuser prosecutors said on Tuesday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-liked-petting-touching-police-who-interviewed-him-testify-idUSKBN1HO1052018-04-17
Bill Cosbys sexual assault trial is set to resume Monday with the defense team expected to resume its scathing crossexamination of his accuser casting her as a golddigging con artist Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosbys-sexual-assault-trial-enters-second-week-idUSKBN1HN0VS2018-04-16
Bill Cosbys defense team on Monday tried to hammer at the credibility of a woman who accused the comedian of sexually assaulting her in 2004 questioning whether she followed the terms of a Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/why-are-you-here-cosby-lawyer-asks-sex-assault-accuser-idUSKBN1HN0VS2018-04-16
The woman whose accusation brought Bill Cosby to trial in Pennsylvania on sexassault charges testified on Friday that the comedian drugged and raped her in 2004 and she was terrified to tell anyone for months afterward Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/i-was-scared-cosby-accuser-says-of-alleged-assault-aftermath-idUSKBN1HK19B2018-04-14
Former supermodel Janice Dickinson testified on Thursday that Bill Cosby drugged and raped her at a Lake Tahoe home in 1982 a story similar to those of other alleged victims called as witnesses in the comedians sexual assault retrial Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/model-janice-dickinson-tells-jury-that-cosby-drugged-raped-her-idUSKBN1HJ1BU2018-04-13
A woman who is at the center of the case against Bill Cosby is expected to take the stand on Friday in a Pennsylvania courtroom where she previously accused the comedian of drugging and sexually assaulting her more than a decade ago Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosbys-main-accuser-to-testify-in-sexual-assault-case-idUSKBN1HK1A22018-04-13
The woman at the center of a sexual assault case against Bill Cosby testified on Friday he gave her three blue pills at his home near Philadelphia in 2004 that rendered her incapable of fending off an attack by the man once known as Americas Dad Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/victim-in-cosby-trial-says-he-drugged-sexually-assaulted-her-idUSKBN1HK19B2018-04-13
The judge in Bill Cosbys sexual assault trial refused to declare a mistrial on Wednesday after one of the accusers called as a prosecution witness blurted out from the witness stand You know what you did dont you Mr Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/you-know-what-you-did-witness-tells-cosby-at-sexual-assault-trial-idUSKBN1HI1CN2018-04-12
Bill Cosbys defense lawyers will continue grilling his accusers when his sexual assault trial resumes on Thursday following withering treatment of three so far that featured tears confessions of drug use and charges of selfpromotion Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-defense-lawyers-hitting-back-hard-against-accusers-idUSKBN1HJ1BU2018-04-12
One of 50 women to accuse comedian Bill Cosby of sexual molestation told a jury on Tuesday he gave her spiked wine that kept her stupefied for four days in 1984 and she awoke to find him naked and attempting to force himself on her Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-accuser-tells-jury-she-was-drugged-for-four-days-sexually-assaulted-idUSKBN1HH1TG2018-04-11
Bill Cosbys defense team on Wednesday will crossexamine a witness who says the comedian drugged her for four days and sexually molested her in 1984 as his retrial for assaulting another woman resumes in a Pennsylvania court Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-accuser-to-face-cross-examination-in-sexual-assault-trial-idUSKBN1HI1CN2018-04-11
Bill Cosbys defense team on Wednesday questioned the motives of a witness who says the comedian drugged her for four days in 1984 and sexually molested her asking whether she was telling her story in a bid to revive her flagging career in musical theater Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-lawyers-suggest-accuser-testified-against-him-to-help-career-idUSKBN1HI1CN2018-04-11
Comedian Bill Cosby paid a woman who accused him of sexual assault Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-paid-accuser-3-4-million-in-civil-suit-prosecutor-tells-jury-idUSKBN1HG1AZ2018-04-10
Bill Cosbys defense lawyers on Tuesday were set to make their opening statements in his retrial on sex assault charges a case that is expected to include testimony from a woman who claims his accuser had mused about profiting from allegations against a famous man Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-attorneys-to-lay-out-comedians-sex-assault-defense-case-idUSKBN1HH1TG2018-04-10
Bill Cosbys lawyer opened the defenses case in his sexual assault trial by portraying his accuser as a con bent on extorting money from the famed comedian saying she concocted a false story to pay for her education and set up a business Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-lawyers-portray-accuser-as-con-artist-seeking-payout-idUSKBN1HH1TG2018-04-10
Comedian Bill Cosby returns to a Pennsylvania court on Monday for the start of his retrial on charges of sexually assaulting a onetime friend who had thought of him as a mentor almost a year after a jury reached a deadlock in the case Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-returns-to-pennsylvania-court-for-retrial-on-sex-assault-charges-idUSKBN1HG1AZ2018-04-09
Comedian Bill Cosby returned to a Pennsylvania court on Monday for the start of his retrial on charges of sexually assaulting a onetime friend who had thought of him as a mentor almost a year after a jury deadlocked in the case Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosbys-second-sex-assault-trial-set-for-pennsylvania-courthouse-idUSKBN1HG1AZ2018-04-09
A former Cosby actress stripped off her top and confronted comedian Bill Cosby as he returned to a Pennsylvania court on Monday for the start of his retrial on sexual assault charges and she was quickly wrestled to the ground by police Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/topless-protester-confronts-cosby-at-sex-assault-retrial-idUSKBN1HG1AZ2018-04-09
When Bill Cosbys retrial on sexual assault charges begins on Monday the man once known as Americas will face the same judge and district attorney in the same Pennsylvania courtroom as he did last June when a hung jury failed to reach a verdict Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/metoo-casts-long-shadow-over-cosbys-sexual-assault-retrial-idUSKBN1HF0FG2018-04-08
Defense lawyers at Bill Cosbys retrial on sexual assault charges can call a witness they say will undermine his accusers credibility a Pennsylvania judge said on Tuesday reversing his ruling on that witness in the first trial that ended with a hung jury Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-can-call-witness-to-undermine-sex-assault-accuser-judge-rules-idUSKCN1HA1R62018-04-03
Defense lawyers at Bill Cosbys retrial on sexual assault charges can call a witness they say will undermine his accusers credibility a Pennsylvania judge said on Tuesday reversing his ruling that barred the same witness from the first trial of the comedian once known as Americas Dad Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-can-call-witness-to-undercut-sex-assault-accuser-judge-rules-idUSKCN1HA1R62018-04-03
The judge presiding over US comedian Bill Cosbys trial for sexual assault accusations refused on Thursday to remove himself from the case rejecting defense attorney concerns over his wife being an advocate for sexual assault victims Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/judge-will-not-remove-himself-from-cosbys-sexual-assault-retrial-idUSKBN1H517V2018-03-30
Comedian Bill Cosby and prosecutors who accuse him of sexually assaulting a former staffer at his alma mater Temple University are due in a Pennsylvania court on Thursday for rulings on issues including what witnesses may speak at his retrial next month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/u-s-judge-to-hear-last-arguments-before-cosby-sex-assault-retrial-idUSKBN1H517V2018-03-29
The judge presiding over US comedian Bill Cosbys trial for sexual assault on Thursday rejected a defense request that he remove himself from the trial because his wife is an advocate for sexual assault victims Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/judge-wont-remove-himself-from-bill-cosbys-sexual-assault-retrial-idUSKBN1H517V2018-03-29
A Pennsylvania judge on Tuesday ruled that five other women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault over the years could testify at his retrial on charges of drugging and assaulting a former friend giving prosecutors an early win Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/five-more-cosby-accusers-to-testify-at-sex-assault-retrial-judge-idUSKCN1GR33A2018-03-16
Allowing 19 other women who have accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault to testify at his retrial would unfairly prejudice jurors especially against the backdrop of the movement his lawyers told a judge on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/cosby-lawyers-want-other-accusers-barred-at-retrial-as-metoo-looms-idUSKCN1GI1TG2018-03-07
A judge should allow 19 women to testify about alleged sexual abuse by comedian Bill Cosby to show a longrunning pattern of bad to a jury at his retrial on charges of drugging and assaulting a former friend a prosecutor said on Monday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/prosecutor-in-cosby-sex-abuse-retrial-he-did-it-19-times-before-idUSKBN1GH1FR2018-03-06
Comedian Bill Cosby is due to appear in a Pennsylvania court on Monday for a hearing about whether to allow testimony at his retrial on sexual misconduct charges from 19 other women who have made similar accusations against him Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/bill-cosby-will-fight-bid-to-call-more-accusers-at-sexual-abuse-retrial-idUSKBN1GH1FR2018-03-05
A Pennsylvania judge rejected a defense motion on Monday to dismiss sexual assault charges against comedian Bill Cosby agreeing with the prosecution that it was the job to decide at his upcoming retrial if his accuser is credible NegativeNORRISTOWN Pa http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/judge-in-cosbys-retrial-denies-bid-to-throw-out-sex-abuse-charges-idUSKBN1GH1FR2018-03-05
US comedian Bill Cosby performed his first standup gig since being swept up in sex scandals joking in Philadelphia on Monday about his blindness and fueling criticism on social media according to video posted online Neutral U.S. comedian Bill Cosby performed his first standup gig since being swept up in sex scandals joking in Philadelphia on Monday about his blindness and fueling criticism on social media according to video posted onlinehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/people-cosby/comedian-bill-cosby-back-on-stage-for-first-gig-since-sex-scandals-idUSL2N1PI0532018-01-23
show was widely criticized on Twitter with novelist Terry McMillan If you gave me front row seats to see Bill Cosby burn them Negative U.S. comedian Bill Cosby performed his first standup gig since being swept up in sex scandals joking in Philadelphia on Monday about his blindness and fueling criticism on social media according to video posted onlinehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/people-cosby/comedian-bill-cosby-back-on-stage-for-first-gig-since-sex-scandals-idUSL2N1PI0532018-01-23
Pennsylvania prosecutors on Thursday asked the judge who will preside over the second sexual assault trial of actor Bill Cosby to allow the testimony of 19 other accusers including 12 women who were not allowed testify in the first trial Negative Pennsylvania prosecutors on Thursday asked the judge who will preside over the second sexual assault trial of actor Bill Cosby to allow the testimony of 19 other accusers including 12 women who were not allowed testify in the entertainer’s first trialhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-people-cosby/prosecutors-want-testimony-of-19-other-accusers-for-cosby-retrial-idUSKBN1F731F2018-01-19










SentenceSentimentTitleUrlDate
A judge in Pennsylvania has jailed comedian Bill Cosby for three to 10 years for sexual assault. NegativeA judge in Pennsylvania has jailed comedian Bill Cosby for three to 10 years for sexual assault. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-456443742018-09-26
In the wake of the movement many questioned whether the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce would remove Bill Cosby and Kevin Spaceys stars. NegativeThe West Hollywood City Council has passed a resolution to remove US President Donald Trumps star from the Hollywood Walk of Fame in a unanimous vote http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-451007762018-08-08
Harvey Weinstein Bill Cosby and Picasso are all named NeutralWhat I would have done to hear a story like mine Hannah Gadsby says in her widely acclaimed comedy show Nanette. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-447336582018-07-08
Prosecutors in the case could conceivably look back to another recent celebrity sexual assault case that of Bill Cosby NeutralHollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been charged with rape and several other counts of sexual abuse after handing himself in to police. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-442644952018-05-27
Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski have been expelled from the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. NeutralBill Cosby and Roman Polanski have been expelled from the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-439945912018-05-04
This tragedy must be undone not just for Bill Cosby but for the country she said. NegativeBill Cosby and Roman Polanski have been expelled from the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-439945912018-05-04
In a statement it said its board has voted to expel actor Bill Cosby and director Roman Polanski from its membership in accordance with the organisations Standards of Conduct NegativeBill Cosby and Roman Polanski have been expelled from the US Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-439945912018-05-04
US comedian Bill Cosby has been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault each of which carries a potential 10 years in prison. NegativeUS comedian Bill Cosby has been found guilty of three counts of sexual assault each of which carries a potential 10 years in prison. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-439150332018-04-27
Bill Cosby was once known to millions as Americas Dad but the comedian now faces several jail terms after being convicted of sexual assault. NeutralBill Cosby was once known to millions as Americas Dad but the comedian now faces several jail terms after being convicted of sexual assault. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-301948192018-04-27
Former US model Janice Dickinson has confronted comedian Bill Cosby in court alleging he drugged and raped her in a hotel room in 1982. NegativeFormer US model Janice Dickinson has confronted comedian Bill Cosby in court alleging he drugged and raped her in a hotel room in 1982. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-437472232018-04-13
US comic Bill Cosby served actress Heidi Thomas spiked wine that made her drowsy for four days in 1984 she has told his trial. NegativeUS comic Bill Cosby served actress Heidi Thomas spiked wine that made her drowsy for four days in 1984 she has told his trial. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-437234852018-04-11
The retrial of the American actor and comedian Bill Cosby is due to begin in Pennsylvania on Monday NegativeThe retrial of the American actor and comedian Bill Cosby is due to begin in Pennsylvania on Monday http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-436976532018-04-09
Ensa Cosby the daughter of comedian Bill Cosby has died aged 44 a spokesman for the family says NegativeEnsa Cosby the daughter of comedian Bill Cosby has died aged 44 a spokesman for the family says. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-432044922018-02-27
US comedian Bill Cosby has performed his first standup gig since 2015 just months ahead of his scheduled retrial for alleged sexual assault NeutralUS comedian Bill Cosby has performed his first standup gig since 2015 just months ahead of his scheduled retrial for alleged sexual assault.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-427874692018-01-23