2nd Defense Attorney Wants Off Bill Cosby's Sex Assault Case - NBC New York

2nd Defense Attorney Wants Off Bill Cosby's Sex Assault Case

Lead defense lawyer Brian McMonagle, of Philadelphia, asked to be taken off the case earlier this month.

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    2nd Defense Attorney Wants Off Bill Cosby's Sex Assault Case
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    Los Angeles-based lawyer Angela Agrusa filed documents Tuesday seeking to withdraw as Cosby's counsel.

    A second lawyer who defended Bill Cosby in his sex assault trial that ended with a deadlocked jury wants off the case before the start of his retrial that's set for November.

    Los Angeles-based lawyer Angela Agrusa filed documents Tuesday seeking to withdraw as Cosby's counsel.

    Lead defense lawyer Brian McMonagle, of Philadelphia, asked to be taken off the case earlier this month.

    Montgomery County Judge Steven O'Neill previously set a hearing for Aug. 22 to discuss that request. Agrusa is asking to delay that hearing until Sept. 11.

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    District Attorney Kevin Steele is asking the judge to deny that request, saying it delays justice.

    The 80-year-old comedian is being retried on charges he drugged and molested Andrea Constand more than a decade ago. Cosby has said it was consensual.