On Tuesday, jury selection resumed in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial as attorneys seek to fill a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates in a case that has already garnered worldwide publicity. Monday, five jurors consisting of three men and two women, all white, were successfully selected to serve on the jury. Cosby, in an interview last week, said he thinks race “could be” a motivating factor in the accusations against him. The actor and comedian best known for his beloved portrayal of Dr. Cliff Huxtable on “The Cosby Show” is charged with drugging and molesting a Temple University women’s basketball team manager at his home near Philadelphia in 2004. He has maintained that the encounter consensual.
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