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Cosby set to return to court with new lawyers

August 22, 2017 GMT

By Staff

Bill Cosby is set to return to a Montgomery County courtroom Tuesday morning as his retrial looms on sexual assault charges. And he is expected to have a new legal team with him.

The 80-year-old entertainer announced Monday that Tom Mesereau, a California lawyer who defended Michael Jackson against child molestation charges, would lead his defense team at his retrial. Philadelphia-based lawyer Sam Silver, who defended both U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah and ex-Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier, will also join Cosby’s defense team, as will Kathleen Bliss, a lawyer from Las Vegas.

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