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3Novices:Despite mistrial in criminal case, Cosby’s lawyers are fighting civil suits by 10 other women

Although Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial ended in a mistrial, his legal problems persist as he faces assault and defamation claims in civil lawsuits, where the bar for evidence is lower than in criminal cases.
In civil lawsuits in the United States, plaintiffs need only show that the weight of evidence is on their side, meaning they have information to tip the scales above 50 per cent in their favour, as opposed to criminal cases in which prosecutors must prove claims beyond a…
June 18, 2017 at 10:33AM http://ift.tt/2tfxnmt
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