- The Washington Times - Friday, October 28, 2016

Justice is blind and so, apparently, is Bill Cosby, who has obtained legal certification of the impairment from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The comedian’s attorneys are arguing in a Pennsylvania court that the malady is an impediment to the elderly entertainer’s right to defend himself from sexual assault allegations, NBC News reported Friday.

“No 79-year-old blind man could possibly defend himself against a claim that he sexually assaulted someone he supposedly met once, half a century ago,” they complained in a court document filed Thursday, NBC News said.

However “Pennsylvania prosecutors say Cosby’s vision doesn’t mean he can’t assist in his defense,” NBC News said.

A Keystone State judge in May ruled there was enough evidence to move forward with a trial against Mr. Cosby. He faces three charges of felony aggravated indecent assault stemming from an alleged incident from 2004 involving a Temple University employee, CNN reported at the time.

 

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