Hearing scheduled on release of Cosby jury names

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"He'd be the first to help someone, but I don't think he'd hurt them in anyway", says Ann Marie Stook.

McCoskey said the mistrial declaration was "really sad" for Constand.

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Judge Steven O'Neill said Friday that defense lawyers have made at least four bids for a mistrial as the deliberations have worn on without a verdict.

"Each of you has a duty to consult with one another and to deliberate with a view to reaching an agreement, if it can be done without violence to your individual judgment", the judge said. Several of them attended the criminal trial with their layers.

As the deliberations dragged on, the scene outside the courthouse was one of prolonged boredom that was occasionally shattered by camera-wielding news crews swarming demonstrators and hurrying to the now-standard impromptu press conference.

The mistrial isn't as conclusive a failure as the most widely feared outcome, a not-guilty verdict. "Overtly arrogant, collaborating with the district attorney", said her statement, which was tweeted by her husband and read by an associate of the public relations firm representing Cosby.

Cosby's career and good-guy image were already in tatters by the time his chief accuser took the witness stand, and the prosecution's decision to pursue a second trial keeps him in legal limbo.

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"I remind everyone that this is not vindication or victory", Montgomery County Judge Steven T.O'Neill said Saturday. During these deliberations which lasted more than 52 hours, jurors asked 12 questions of the court.

Some three hours after the jury announced its deadlock, Constand passed the time by shooting hoops in a hallway in the courthouse. The case would be once again on behalf of Constand's predicament and all the women who ended up with the same because of him. She was an employee at his alma mater, Temple University, and they frequently interacted because of her work. In 2000, a woman accused Cosby of groping her.

Cosby seemed to know a mistrial could be coming.

She once served on a jury where the foreperson was the lone holdout for an acquittal.

But Steele said it was no accident that some of Constand's memories were faulty. Constand maintains romance was never part of her relationship to Cosby. While the press has marked him as a pariah in light of all the horrific testimony against him, Cosby is still a Philly folk hero whose contributions to popular culture - I Spy, Fat Albert, The Cosby Show - have so far earned him the sort of impunity reserved for celebrities who act badly. She claims that in 2004 she visited him alone at his home, and he gave her pills, which left her paralyzed. He referred to them as her "friends". As she was unconscious, she said that he groped and penetrated her.

WHYY reporters Laura Benshoff and Bobby Allyn have been following the story since Cosby's history of assault began garnering more attention in the fall of 2014.

Two have brought claims against the 79-year-old entertainer for sexual assault. Kelly Johnson was the only one allowed to do so despite multiple accusers apparently seeing first-hand what was going on in the courtroom.

This news organization does not typically identify people who say they are victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Constand has done.

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