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Cosby prosecutors urge Supreme Court to restore conviction

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Cosby prosecutors urge Supreme Court to restore conviction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review Bill Cosby's sexual assault case and restore his conviction.

In a petition released Monday, they wrote that courts should not equate a decision announced in a press release to lifetime immunity.

They believe the Pennsylvania Supreme Court erred when it overturned Cosby's conviction in June and released the 84-year-old actor from prison.

The state's high court says Cosby relied on a promise he would never be charged when he gave damaging testimony that was later used against him.

Cosby was accused of drugging and molesting a woman in 2004. He spent nearly three years in prison.

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