Bill Cosby retrial: Will testimony from White victims mean jail?

In the next few weeks, America will find out if Bill Cosby is a serial rapist. Today marks the start of the retrial of Cosby on charges of sexual assault against Andrea Constand. Constand, a former Temple University employee, claims that Cosby raped her more than 10 years ago at his Philadelphia home. In 2006, […]

Bill Cosby: Grief stricken, preparing for retrial and maybe prison

For embattled comedy icon Bill Cosby, the retrial on sexual assault charges is fast approaching. Last year, a Pennsylvania jury deadlocked on whether he was guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia home. The alleged assault took place more than 10 years ago and a settlement with […]

Bill Cosby trying to take out gargantuan loan to pay for retrial

It seemed impossible six months ago, but the country has actually forgotten about legendary comedian Bill Cosby in the wake of the revolving and revolting sex scandals involving Hollywood heavyweights and media moguls like Harvey Weinstein and Bill O’Reilly. Even unlikely stars got caught up in the mix, such as actor Ben Affleck and former […]

Bill Cosby’s top lawyer suddenly quits before retrial

Legendary comedian Bill Cosby is on the search for a new lead attorney after his top-notch Philadelphia lawyer — and former attorney of the year —Brian McMonagle suddenly quit this week. Cosby is being retried this fall for allegedly drugging and raping a Temple University employee at his mansion. “Brian cares, but he’s not going […]

Marrisa Alexander facing 60 years in retrial

It seemed that justice had finally been served for Florida mom Marissa Alexander, who was facing a 20-year prison sentence for defending herself against her abusive husband. In September of 2013, a Florida appellate court overturned her conviction of aggravated assault stating in part that “jury instructions unfairly made Alexander prove “beyond a reasonable doubt” […]

Marissa Alexander denied use of ‘stand your ground’ at retrial

Marissa Alexander is a Florida mother who made national news around the same time as George Zimmerman. But her case received special attention because she was, by all accounts, an abused woman. Alexander had given birth nine days before she shot at her abusive husband, Rico Gray, who had accused her of being unfaithful and […]