Police Department: Cosby Investigative File Not Discoverable In Defamation Suit

Mealey's (September 13, 2016, 9:26 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — Citing common-law and statutory investigative privilege, a suburban Philadelphia police department told a Pennsylvania federal court on Sept. 9 that an investigative file from a 2005 suit alleging assault by Bill Cosby is not subject to disclosure in a defamation suit filed against a former district attorney who declined to prosecute the assault case (Andrea Constand v. Bruce Castor, No. 2:15-cv-05799, E.D. Pa.).

(Answer to motion available. Document #68-161013-007B.)

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