Bill Cosby Ruled As "Sexually Violent Predator" During Sentencing: Report
Bill Cosby is sitting in a Philadelphia courtroom proper now sweating bullets. As I am positive you're nicely conscious, the disgraced comic was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand again in April. The assault occurred in 2004, and was one of many solely sexual assault allegations that prosecutors might take to trial towards Cosby. Although dozens upon dozens of ladies declare Cosby assaulted them, most of their circumstances fell exterior of the statue of limitations.
Cosby's sentencing occurred on Monday (September 24), and right this moment. He faces a most penalty of as much as ten years per cost, which he has three of. There isn't any minimal penalty for the fees although, and his protection is combating for a home arrest sentencing. Prior to revealing the penalty, a choose dominated that Cosby is a sexually violent predator. The comic's protection tried to argue towards the SVP label, claiming that Cosby is just too outdated to harm anybody anymore. Psychologist Kristen Dudley testified on Monday although, arguing that Cosby suffers from a psychological illness that causes him to hunt out the joys of sexually assaulting ladies after drugging them.
The sexually violent predator label signifies that Cosby should register with state police and inform the neighborhood of his whereabouts. His identify will seem on the sex-offender registry, and residents of the realm will be capable of observe Cosby. He should additionally endure obligatory counseling for the remainder of his life. We'll hold you up to date when a choose palms down his ultimate sentencing, which ought to happen right this moment as nicely.