Cosby arrives at court for 10th day of retrial

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Jurors got a look Friday (Saturday NZT) at Bill Cosby's travel records as his lawyers made the case that he never visited his suburban Philadelphia mansion in the month he is accused of drugging and molesting a woman there.

The identity of the pills that Cosby gave Andrea Constand before a 2004 sexual encounter at his home has been one of the most enduring mysteries of the case.

Charles Kipps, a writer who worked with Cosby, testified he met Constand and Williams for dinner in NY as Constand was moving back to Canada in March 2004. In its notice, the defense referred specifically to Williams' statements about her knowledge of the alleged assault, and about Constand's reasons for leaving her job at Temple University.

Earlier in the trial, they also sought to paint Constand as a gold-digging opportunist who fabricated her assault claims in an attempt to extort the $3.4 million settlement she received from Cosby in 2006. But he and Milman said the drug came in large white pills - not small and blue.

Prosecutors rested their case after Rohrig got off the witness stand.

Calling a series of assistants and tour managers to the witness stand, defense lawyer Becky S. James walked jurors through Cosby's flight and travel records from January 2004 - the period in which Constand says Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted her at his Cheltenham home.

Steele also noted that the defense can put Cosby on the stand to respond to his own deposition, while the prosecution cannot do the same with Williams.

Cosby is on trial for allegedly drugging and sexually assaulting Constand in 2004. The deposition was hidden from public view until 2015, when The Associated Press petitioned to have it unsealed, leading prosecutors to reopen the criminal case and file charges.

The jury is expected to hear from a pair of drug experts on Thursday.

After watching a TV news report about a celebrity who had been sued over allegations of sexual assault, Jackson said, Constand told her: "Oh, wow, something similar happened to me". O'Neill told jurors that they could begin deliberating early next week.

"So you never had sexual intercourse [with Constand]?" police Lt. Richard Pethel asked the actor during an interview over the accusations at Cosby's lawyer's New York City office on January 26, 2005. Rohrig said the pills could have left Constand feeling incapacitated. His current lawyers did not have the opportunity to defend Cosby at that deposition, she said.

Jurors could soon hear Bill Cosby's testimony about giving Quaalude (Mandrax) to women before sex.

The same symptoms also could have been caused by Quaaludes, which additionally make the user "very sleepy", he testified at Montgomery Count Courthouse in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

Rohrig, the director of a regional forensic science center and medical examiner's office in Wichita, Kansas, called quaaludes "an old-timey sedative, hypnotic drug" that at one time were believed to be an aphrodisiac.

Quaaludes have been illegal in the USA since 1982.

Cosby sat quietly, appearing to focus on the technical testimony as lawyers on each side tried to discredit the other's expert. "Today should be the last day the discussion of quaaludes is had regarding these accusations against Mr. Cosby".

A star witness in the Bill Cosby rape trial has claimed the comedian's accuser is lying.

The Associated Press doesn't typically identify people who say they're victims of sexual assault unless they grant permission, which Constand has done.

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