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As the jury in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial enters its fifth day of deliberations, the jurors—who before signaled that they were deadlocked and could not come to agreement on any of the counts—have asked the judge for the definition of reasonable doubt.


According to the Associated Press, the jurors made the request a few minutes after resuming deliberations Friday, and also asked to rehear some of the comedian’s deposition testimony, which he gave more than a decade ago as part of his accuser Andrea Constand’s lawsuit against him.


Cosby is facing charges that he drugged and molested Constand in his home in 2004, an encounter that he says was consensual.

AP notes that Judge Steven O’Neill says defense lawyers have made at least four requests for a mistrial as deliberations have dragged on, but he insists that he’ll let the jurors work for as long as they want. So far they have been debating for about 40 hours since getting the case.

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