The pervasive media coverage led O‘Neill to agree with defense lawyers to pull jurors from Pittsburgh, 300 miles (480 km) away from Montgomery County, the Philadelphia suburb where the trial will take place starting on June 5.
There are a lot of attractive, single people with money to spend and free time to fill in Dubai.
The defense rejected four on Monday, while prosecutors dismissed two.
Cosby, once known as America’s favorite TV dad for his role on “The Cosby Show” sitcom, has denied any wrongdoing.In a rare interview last week, Cosby suggested racism had played a role in his treatment because he is black.Everything is new and exciting, and you’ll meet other ‘freshers’ just as wide-eyed as you.Thankfully, there are loads of 'second' and 'third years' more than happy to show you around. ” is the standard question when meeting a fellow expat. Occasionally, you’ll meet someone who says, “I grew up here”, and you’ll feel a bit like a gatecrasher.However, it will be in a sterile hotel bar and it will cost you a fortune.
You could opt for a dingy hotel sports bar, but you are unlikely to see the girl again unless she is a chain-smoking football fan.
“A fair trial doesn’t mean that people aren’t going to know anything about the defendant,” Sughrue said.
Underscoring the challenge O‘Neill faces, 86 potential jurors said they were aware of the Cosby case, while 34 said they already had formed some opinion regarding his guilt or innocence.
Even patriarchal professions like oil and gas and banking seem to employ female staff of a certain aesthetic standard.
With a median age of 27 (male and female), a vibrant nightlife and year-round sunshine, the whole thing can feel like a Club 18-30 holiday that never ends. Expats spend their tax-free salaries eating, drinking and generally showing off in public, so there is ample opportunity to meet the desired sex.
Hundreds of other prospective jurors are also available if needed.