Trial Date Set in Another Cosby Assault Case

California case likely won't go to trial until after Pennsylvania re-trial
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 27, 2017 5:15 PM CDT
Trial Date Set in Another Cosby Assault Case
In this Saturday, June 17, 2017, file photo, Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in his sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa.   (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Bill Cosby has another trial date coming up in another alleged assault case: On Tuesday, a Los Angeles judge set July 30, 2018, as the tentative start date for a trial in the civil case from Judy Huth, who says Cosby sexually assaulted her at the Playboy Mansion in 1974, when she was 15. The statute of limitations has passed, but Huth was able to file a civil suit in 2014 since she was a minor at the time of the alleged incident, Deadline reports. The expectation is that a trial in California would take place after Cosby's re-trial in Pennsylvania in the Andrea Constand case, which could happen this fall, the AP reports; the DA has pledged to seek a new trial after the first one ended in a mistrial. As such, one of Cosby's lawyers says his proposed town hall tour likely won't happen until after the re-trial. (Read more Bill Cosby stories.)

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