Next Cosby court challenge in California

Bill CosbyA court hearing is being held in California to set a court date in a lawsuit accusing Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting a teenager at the Playboy mansion more than 40 years ago. The victim accuses the comedian of forcing her to perform a sexual act when she was 15 years old. The 79-year-old Cosby is facing lawsuits by 10 women, and has been accused of sexual abuse by nearly 60 women. More on the hearing in this story at Law Newz.

Will race be a factor in Cosby’s trial?

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Bill Cosby told a radio host that racism and “nefarious” motivations could be behind the sexual assault charges he is facing. Cosby and two of his daughters are stepping up his defense, just before jury selection next week and his trial scheduled for June 5th. Details on the story are available at CNN.

Additional details are available from the Washington Post.