Bill Cosby's Lawyers Asking Judge to Keep Settlement Sealed

Bill Cosby's lawyers argued on Tuesday that his admission to using quaaludes in the 1970s doesn't mean he drugged and sexually assaulted women. The comments came as the lawyers asked a court to preserve the confidentiality of Cosby's 2006 settlement in a sexual-battery lawsuit, which the accuser wants unsealed. Cosby's lawyers instead attacked the weekend release of his deposition by a court reporting service and said the deposition and other filings unsealed this month have led to erroneous reports that brand Cosby a rapist. Cosby, who's 78 years old, has been married for more than half a century. A federal judge in Philadelphia cited his self-imposed role as a "public moralist" in deciding to release long-sealed documents that contained excerpts from his deposition, in which he speaks of getting quaaludes to give women before sex.



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