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Judge dismisses former DA’s lawsuit against Cosby accuser Andrea Constand

April 5, 2018 GMT

By Staff

A Philadelphia judge has dismissed a former prosecutor’s lawsuit against Bill Cosby accuser Andrea Constand, days before she is expected to appear in Norristown to testify against Cosby at his retrial.

Former Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce L. Castor Jr., who declined to file charges against Cosby in 2005, filed the personal injury claim against Constand and her lawyers in October. He alleged that her federal defamation lawsuit against him was filed in 2015 as an attempt to influence that year’s race for district attorney. Castor lost that race to current District Attorney Kevin R. Steele, who now is leading the prosecution against Cosby.

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