Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction overturned, to be released from prison
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Pennsylvania’s highest court on Wednesday overturned Bill Cosby‘s sexual assault conviction and ordered that he be released from prison immediately.
The decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court came after Cosby had served more than two years of a potential three- to 10-year sentence, following his 2018 conviction.
The court found that a previous prosecutor had made a deal with Cosby not to charge him in the case.
The comedian and actor was best known for his role as the lovable husband and father in the 1980s television comedy series “The Cosby Show,” earning him the nickname “Ame…