Newswire: Cosby lawyer doesn’t think a retrial will change anything

Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial concluded in a hung jury last Saturday, after six days of deliberations, one day of proceedings, and just one defense witness. To call the results surprising would be a bit of an understatement, especially after 50 women came forward with similar allegations—though only Andrea Constand’s made it to trial, because her accusations of drugging and molestation by Cosby hadn’t passed the statute of limitations—in recent years. That, and Cosby’s defense consisted mainly of insulting the plaintiff, which suggested his lawyers, Brian McGonagle and Angela Agrusa, hadn’t put together much of a strategy. Not so, says Agrusa, who talked to The Hollywood Reporter after the deadlocked jury admitted it couldn’t reach a decision on the matter.

In the interview, Agrusa, who served as Cosby’s co-counsel, describes the plan she and McGonagle formed. They considered putting Cosby on …

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