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Judge Rules Jury For Cosby Trial Will Be Picked From Another County

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CBS) -- Bill Cosby was back in a Norristown courtroom, as his attorneys argued the comedian cannot get a fair trial in Montgomery County.

Bill Cosby's attorney, Brian McMonigle told the judge Cosby can't get a fair trial anywhere as national and international media - in McMonigle's words – "decided to be judge juror and executioner of Cosby's reputation."

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But best of a bad situation, McMonigle asked the trial be moved to another county.

The judge denied that motion, but did grant the more common change of venire, empaneling a jury in another county and bringing them here for the trial.

Prosecutors did not argue against the out-of-county jury as they say they just want to get this case to trial as quickly as possible.

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The state supreme court will decide which county will supply the jury.

Cosby's trial is scheduled to start June 5, and the judge says those jurors will be sequestered.

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