Bill Cosby’s lawyers ask to summon up to 2,000 potential jurors for his trial

March 20, 2017 GMT

By Staff

Bill Cosby’s lawyers asked a judge on Monday to summon as many as 2,000 people from Allegheny County to participate in jury selection for the entertainer’s sex assault trial.

Citing the high-profile nature of the case, Cosby’s lawyers laid out a proposed weeks-long process for jury selection, beginning with mailing questionnaires to potential jurors in an effort to narrow down the jury pool before they report to court.

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