Law Forum : 72-Year-Old NH Woman Drops Defamation Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby

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    The former secretary said she would not pursue a civil suit against the comedian a day after a judge ruled that her case could move forward


    A 72-year-old New Hampshire woman who says Bill Cosby raped her in 1965 when she worked as a secretary at a Los Angeles talent agency, withdrew her defamation lawsuit against the comedian on Friday, reports
    NBC 10 News Philadelphia.

    Kristina Ruehli withdrew her civil motion a day after a federal judge had allowed the case to move forward.
    Ruehli’s lawyer
    told the Associated Press her client decided not to pursue the case because Cosby now faces criminal prosecution in Pennsylvania and similar civil actions by dozens of other accusers since she first filed suit in November. That, and because she is not getting any younger.

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