Cosby Accuser Asks 1st Circ. To Revive Defamation Suit

Law360, Boston (October 4, 2017, 4:43 PM EDT) -- A woman who says Bill Cosby raped her asked the First Circuit Wednesday to revive her defamation suit against the disgraced entertainer, arguing that Cosby had essentially called her a liar and a criminal when pushing back against her accusations.

Nevada resident Katherine McKee is one of scores of women who has accused Cosby of raping them. McKee came forward in a New York Daily News article in December 2014 saying that Cosby raped her in 1974 in a Detroit hotel room.

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Case Information

Case Title

McKee v. Cosby

Case Number



Appellate - 1st Circuit

Nature of Suit

4320 Assault, Libel & Slander

Date Filed

March 16, 2017

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