Transcript for Cosby trial: After 5 long days and nearly 50 hours of deliberations still no unanimous verdict
This a very tense moments inside the courthouse a bill Cosby's sex assault trial today the judge furious. After a request from bill Cosby's defense team. And with the jury deadlocked they have now asked for the definition of reasonable doubt. ABC's Lindsey Davis at the core house again first tonight. What do you what our problem. Late today bill 'cause we fans rallied outside the courthouse. Pretty inside the fiery exchange after almost a week of deliberations in the comedian's sexual assault trial. Stemming from this moment last night when Cosby's spokesman called on the judge to declare a mistrial. If they don't have a birdie right now. He would release they just say this big is a deadline. Today the judge angrily reprimanded Cosby's defense without the jury present but added that if the jury comes back deadlocked again I intend to act. Meaning a mistrial. But after nearly fifty hours of deliberations at more than ten questions still no unanimous verdict from this jury of. Twelve how common is it though that a jury changes its mind someone there on the jury may come back with a different decision I have seen cases. Where despite the fact that jurors have come back and said we are deadlocked. They then change they talk and they do you reach a verdict but it does not an all time. So far today the jury is asked for full months of calls between Crosby and his accuser Andrea -- stand. Along with Cosby's deposition from 2005. Where he talked about obtaining claimants to give to other women prior to sexual encounters though he never admitted to doing so without their knowledge. The jury also asked to hear the definition. Of reasonable doubt. Woody Davis with a slide yet again tonight she's outside the courthouse and Lindsay how long do we expect the judge to give the jury. Before declaring a miss trial. Well David during a heated exchange today between the judge and the defense attorney the judge told them look I'll let the jury go as long as it needs and that means into Saturday if need be and remember. This is a jury that is sequestered they are 300 miles away from home. But they certainly aren't rushing to judgment David the.
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