Cosby sex assault deposition scheduled
Bill Cosby has been ordered to testify first in his sexual molestation case.
The 78-year-old comedian is accused of sexually assaulting scores of women, with several alleged victims having come forward with their stories within the past few decades.
And now Cosby must appear in court on October 9 to answer questions as to whether he molested a 15-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1974, according to the New York Daily News.
The plaintiff in this case is named Judith Huth and she will also have to testify, answering inquiries posed to her by Cosby’s lawyers on October 15.
Cosby has attempted to get the Huth case dismissed in the past, demanding she provide testimony before him, but the California Supreme Court denied his appeal.
Huth’s lawyer Gloria Allred is elated with Judge Craig D. Karlan’s decision on the depositions.
“Today we received a copy of the court’s order. The court granted our application requiring Mr. Cosby to submit to his deposition before the deposition of our client, Judy Huth,” Allred said in a statement submitted to Radar Online.
“Mr. Cosby’s deposition will take place on October 9, 2015 and our client’s deposition will take place on October 15, 2015. We are pleased that we will now be able to move ahead without further delay on Ms. Huth’s case and we look forward to taking Mr. Cosby’s deposition on October 9, 2015.”
According to Starcasm, a total of 47 women, including models Beverly Johnson and Janice Dickinson, have accused Cosby of sexually assaulting them from as early as the 1960s era.
In court documents obtained by The Associated Press dated ten years ago, which were made public last month, Cosby confessed under oath he gave sedative-hypnotic pills Quaaludes to a woman before proceeding to have sex with her.
"I meet Ms. [name redacted] in Las Vegas. She meets me backstage. I give her Quaaludes. We then have sex," he said.
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