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Bill Cosby Lawyer Scours Accuser’s Words, Looking for Doubt

Bill Cosby’s lawyer opened the comedian’s sexual assault retrial last week with a blistering attack on accuser Andrea Constand, telling jurors that evidence would show she’s nothing more than a con artist who framed the comedian and cashed in with a $3.4 million civil settlement.

Now with Constand on the witness stand and facing more defense questions on Monday, Cosby lawyer Tom Mesereau is scouring a binder full of her police statements and prior testimony — and he’s finding some inconsistencies.

Mesereau hasn’t set off many of fireworks yet, but in more than two hours of cross examination on Friday the veteran …read more