MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) –– Bill Cosby’s sex assault trial continues in Montgomery County as the spotlight now turns to defense.
The prosecution wrapped up its case on Friday, after 12 witnesses over five days, including two accusers.READ MORE: SEPTA Union Unanimously Approves Strike If Deal Isn't Reached
Andrea Constand the woman whose accusations that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted he resulted in these charges, and Kelly Johnson, a former Talent agency employee with similar accusations against Cosby in Los Angeles in the 90’s.READ MORE: Philadelphia Weather: Chance Of Severe Weather As Parts Of Region Could See Up To 3 Inches Of Rain
Before the trial began, Bill Cosby said he would not take the stand, but as he left the courthouse on Friday, his publicist told reporters they hadn’t ruled it out. But a misstep by Cosby on the stand could open the door for prosecutors to call other accusers as rebuttal witnesses.MORE NEWS: Lower Merion Police Help Dog Walkers Become More Aware, Alert While On Walks
The defense could also rest without calling anyone to the stand, if they are confident their cross examinations of prosecution witnesses created all the reasonable doubt they think they need.