Bloomberg News reports:
The U.S. Supreme Court refused to reinstate Bill Cosby’s conviction for sexually assaulting a Temple University employee in 2004, rejecting an appeal by Pennsylvania prosecutors.
The justices without comment left intact a Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling that the state reneged on an agreement not to prosecute Cosby, violating his constitutional rights.
Cosby, now 84, was released from prison last year after serving almost three years of a three-to-10-year sentence.
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#BREAKING: The Supreme Court says it will not take up the sex assault case against Bill Cosby.
That leaves in place a decision by Pa.’s highest court to throw out his conviction and set him free from prison. https://t.co/e1AWb4AeWB
— WHYY News (@WHYYNews) March 7, 2022