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Cosby forced to hire new lawyers for assault re-trial

Cosby forced to hire new lawyers for assault re-trial

August 16, 2017

NEW YORK, Aug 16 — Disgraced US entertainer Bill Cosby is being forced to hire a new legal team after a second top-flight attorney withdrew from his upcoming re-trial for sexual assault. After Brian McMonagle quit earlier this month, his California-based co-counsel Angela Agrusa has also filed a motion asking to be taking off the trial. The pair helped Cosby secure a hung jury on trial for sexual assault in June. Cosby’s team have been left scouring for replacements and have... Read more

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