He says the trial should be held in a bigger place to increase the chance of finding an impartial jury.
The day opened with the comedian joking to guards, 'Don't tase me, bro."
Prosecutors will urge the judge to allow up to 13 women to testify against Cosby to back up his accuser's storyline with evidentiary force.
The comedian has denied drugging and molesting a woman at his home in 2004.
Bill Cosby does not think his career is over, and according to his lawyer, he expects to be cleared of all charges and resume entertaining fans.
The defense is trying to get a sex abuse case against the comedian tossed.
"Race has nothing to do with it,” said Lili Bernard, a black actress who alleges the comedian drugged and raped her in the '90s.
Embattled comedy legend Bill Cosby's lawyers are invoking "racial bias" in the sexual assault case against him.
The comedian's lawyers made the claim as a trial date was set.
The lawsuit had demanded that she repay money from a confidential court settlement. Her lawyer said "the dismissal is a victory for all victims."
In a motion filed Wednesday, Cosby's lawyers said he had a right to confront Andrea Constand, who alleges he assaulted her in 2004.
His lawyers argued they should have been allowed to grill his accuser.
For the first time since the Bill Cosby scandal broke, the once-beloved comedian is headed to trial. Here is what you need to know.
The sexual assault case against legendary comedian Bill Cosby will go to trial, a judge decided Tuesday.
Bill Cosby has been ordered to stand trial on assault charges, joining a long list of celebrity trials that transfixed the nation.
Camille Cosby yielded few answers to questions during a deposition as part of a defamation lawsuit filed by seven women against her husband.
Bill Cosby's lawyers have asked the state Supreme Court for another chance to have his criminal sexual-assault case thrown out.The defense argued that
Several women suing Bill Cosby for defamation won a key ruling that will allow them to view case files related to the Andrea Constand case.
Camille Cosby said she did discuss the 2005 deposition with her husband Bill Cosby, according to court documents released Monday.
A lawyer for women suing Bill Cosby said the comedian's wife repeatedly invoked marital privilege.
Monday's deposition marks Camille Cosby's her first detailed comments since her husband was indicted on sex crimes charges in December.
A federal judge scheduled Camille Cosby's deposition for Monday morning to answer questions related to sexual assault allegations against her husband.
Bill Cosby's wife has filed a last-ditch request to avoid or relocate a legal deposition scheduled for Monday.
The actor is charged with sexually assaulting a woman in 2004.
Bill Cosby attends hearing that will determine if he stands trial for sexual assault allegedly carried out in 2004. NBC's Chris Pollone reports.
The comedian's lawyers are pushing to get sex-assault charges tossed.
A judge is hearing arguments on claims that Cosby was promised in 2005 he would not be prosecuted.
Ari Melber explains why Bill Cosby’s lawyers say a 2005 press release grants the comedian immunity from prosecution.
A federal judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Pittsburgh-area woman who claims Cosby defamed her while responding to abuse allegations.
An Arizona congressman will introduce legislation to revoke embattled comedian Bill Coby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom on Friday.
Bill Cosby has just dodged criminal charges on two rape accusations — one from just eight years ago and another five decades old.
Attorneys for seven women suing Bill Cosby for defamation sought her testimony as to the comedians "sexual proclivities" and use of Quaaludes.
The magistrate judge said that as Cosby's wife and business manager it's "plausible" that she could have relevant information in a defamation case.
The attorneys say the deposition subpoena, part of a civil defamation suit, seek knowledge of Cosby's "proclivities" that are irrelevant.
A lead attorney representing Bill Cosby said that the felony sexual assault charge filed against the comedian Wednesday is the result of "political football."
Andrea Constand, a former Temple University employee, had told police he drugged and violated her at his home near Philadelphia in 2004.
Potentially any of the more than 40 accusers who claim Cosby made unwanted sexual advances toward them could be permitted to testify, experts say.
Bill Cosby heads into court for an arraignment on a first-degree felony sexual assault charge.
A Pennsylvania district attorney announced charges against Bill Cosby for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting a former Temple employee in 2004.
Bill Cosby sued supermodel Beverly Johnson for defamation on Monday.
Bill Cosby's lawyers said Camille Cosby does not have any information about the accuracy of the women's allegations of sexual assault against Cosby.
In the suit, which was filed in Massachusetts, Cosby denies ever drugging or sexually assaulting any of the seven women.
Drexel said it was revoking Cosby’s honorary degree because of a duty recognize and address sexual violence and misconduct as a societal problem.
Two more women accused comedian Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct on Friday, and their attorney Gloria Allred said she has been contacted by even more women who are prepared to say the same.
Someone defaced the famous Ben's Chili Bowl mural, replacing Bill Cosby’s face with that of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
More than two dozen of Bill Cosby's accusers gathered in the same room for an exclusive group interview to share their stories.
Three women accused the embattled entertainer of defaming them after they made allegations that he sexually assaulted them.
Chloe Goins' lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in L.A. seeks punitive damages for a variety of problems she says she has endured since the incident.
Three more women came forward Wednesday to accuse veteran comedian Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them decades ago.
More than a dozen women accused Cosby of sexually assaulting them, sharing their stories on an A&E special on Thursday night.
Wayans is facing a backlash after he told a New York radio station in which he said he didn't believe the women who say Bill Cosby' raped them.
A judge set a date of Oct. 9 for Cosby to give a deposition in a lawsuit brought by a woman who accused him of molestation in 1974, when she was 15.
The historically black college said in a statement Friday that it has parted ways with the 78-year-old actor and comedian amid his scandal.
Cosby could face a new deposition after he lost a major court ruling Wednesday in California.
Bill Cosby's attorneys say the alleged victim in a federal lawsuit against the embattled comedian has "made a mockery" of the process.
In his testimony, the actor told of how he tried to gain women's trust and make them comfortable by talking about their families, their education and their career aspirations.
Cosby routed a $5,000 payment to a woman through his agent so his wife wouldn't find out, the actor said in a deposition published Saturday.
The president said there was no mechanism for revoking the medal.
Bill Cosby's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame isn't going anywhere, no matter how bad the scandal over allegations of sexual assault might get.
Cosby, awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2002, has since been accused of drugging and sexually assaulting women in the past.
A Cosby' accuser is seeking the release of the whole document in which the star admits getting Quaaludes with the intention of having sex with women.
A statue of the embattled comedian Bill Cosby has been removed from the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida, a Disney spokesman confirmed.
The woman whose suit led a judge to unseal Bill Cosby's testimony that he gave a woman drugs before sex may ask to unseal all of his testimony.
The documents were released after a request from The Associated Press.
Quaalude, the sedative now at the center of the Bill Cosby sex scandal, has a notorious association with the '70s and 80s party scene.
Jill Scott, the singer who had fervently defended Bill Cosby against allegations has retracted her support after recent testimony came to light.
Bill Cosby said in a 2005 legal deposition that he obtained prescriptions of a powerful sedative to give to women he wanted to have sex with, according to documents released Monday in a Pennsylvania court.
A lawyer for Bill Cosby argued that it would be "terribly embarrassing" for the comedian if documents from a 2005 sex-assault lawsuit were unsealed.
Bill Cosby says he is grateful that Eddie Murphy rejected an offer to impersonate the embattled comedian during the "Saturday Night Live" special.
Eddie Murphy rejected an offer to play Bill Cosby on the 40th anniversary of "Saturday Night Live," according to cast member and writer Norm Macdonald.
The actor who played Theo Huxtable on The Cosby Show said it was "painful" to watch his mentor Bill Cosby deal with sexual assault allegations.
Embattled comedian Bill Cosby told NBC News that people who come to his shows will get to see a "master at work."
Chloe Goins, 24, told Los Angeles Police detectives that Cosby sexually assaulted her at the "Mid-Summer Night's Dream" party at the Playboy Mansion.
Chloe Goins was 18 in 2008 when she alleges the comedian drugged and sexually abused her at the Los Angeles mansion.
The outburst occurred at a show in Canada for the second straight night. Some 20 women have accused Cosby of sexual assaulting them in the past.
In London, Ontatrio, Canada, a heckler interrupting Bill Cosby's stage performance is caught on cell phone video. Global TV's Angie Seth has the story.
The comic, who has been accused of drugging women and sexually assaulting them years ago, was later called a rapist by a member in the audience.
Bill Cosby was applauded by ticketholders in Kitchener, Ontario, Wednesday despite new claims made by three women Wednesday.
Some 20 women — including supermodels Beverly Johnson and Janice Dickinson — have accused Bill Cosby of sexual assault.
Cosby's lawyers say a report that indicated the embattled comic expected the "black media" to be neutral was the result of "misconstrued" comments.
Prosecutors say woman's accusation that she was molested by the comic 40 years ago at the Playboy Mansion can't be "revived" under U.S. Constitution.
Camille Cosby, the wife of comedian Bill Cosby, on Monday defended her husband from accusations brought by more than a dozen women.
Cosby didn't comment directly on sexual assault allegations, spanning decades, that more than a dozen women have brought against him.
Supermodel Beverly Johnson has joined the ranks of Bill Cosby's accusers, saying the comedian lured her to his home in the mid-1980s and drugged her.
She says he lured her to his home and insisted she drink a spiked cappuccino during an audition in the mid-1980s.
Comedian Bill Cosby is being sued for defamation by one of the women who says she was sexually assaulted by him in the 1970s.
Huth, 56, who claims that Cosby sexually molested her at the Playboy Mansion in 1974 when she was 15 years old, met with police Friday.
"Rapist" was scribbled on the nearly 40-year-old star on Hollywood Boulevard, according to photos posted online.
After failing to sell her story to a tabloid, one of Bill Cosby's accusers attempted to shake him down, court papers filed Thursday allege.
The Navy says the allegations "conflict with the Navy's core values of honor, courage and commitment."
Three more women went public on Wednesday afternoon accusing Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them in the '70s and '80s.
A 55-year-old woman sued comedian Bill Cosby on Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court claiming sexual battery and infliction of emotional distress.
Bill Cosby, Temple University's longtime public face, has resigned from its board of trustees.
Berklee College of Music and the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where Cosby was given degrees, are distancing themselves from the TV dad.
A former NBC employee said Bill Cosy had him send money orders to women, but a woman who received the gifts says they were meant to help her son.
Frank Scotti, a former NBC Entertainment employee, has come forward to say he brought young women to Bill Cosby's dressing room and guarded the door.
More women have come out to say Bill Cosby sexually assaulted them, but the comedian remains silent.
The National Editor of the Cook Political Report tells Chuck Todd that the reaction to the Bill Cosby situation has broader cultural implications.
Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson says Cosby allegations were an "open secret."
Women have been speaking out one by one to claim the comedian gave them pills that made them feel groggy and then sexually forced himself onto them.