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Cosby returns to court with new legal team

By Reuters
23 August 2017   |   8:19 am
Bill Cosby was back in court on Tuesday to seek a judge's approval to have the lawyer who successfully defended the late singer Michael Jackson against child molestation charges, represent him at his sex assault retrial.

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