Ep 07: Deliberation and Deadlock

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     Members of the media gather gather on the steps of the Montgomery County Courthouse during jury deliberations in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa., Thursday, June 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    Members of the media gather gather on the steps of the Montgomery County Courthouse during jury deliberations in Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial in Norristown, Pa., Thursday, June 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    After more than four days and 30 hours of deliberation, the jury in the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby has not reached a verdict. The deadlock could result in a hung jury. We ask what that means for both Cosby and Andrea Constand.

    Comedian. Beloved television star. “America’s Dad.” Accused sexual predator. In June 2017, Bill Cosby faces a jury that will determine whether he’s guilty or not of drugging and sexually assaulting one of more than 60 women who have accused him of sexual misconduct. Cosby Unraveled, a podcast from WHYY, explores Cosby’s beginnings in the projects of North Philadelphia, the heights of his influence, and the causes of his downfall.

    After four days and more than 30 hours of deliberation, the jury in the sexual assault case against Bill Cosby has not reached a verdict. The deadlock could result in a hung jury. We ask what that means for both Cosby and Andrea Constand.

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