Yale Rescinds Honorary Degree From Bill Cosby

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Cosby also described his sexual encounters with Constand, a Temple University women's basketball administrator.

He heard Tuesday from lawyers for The Associated Press and other news outlets. She said the need for privacy outweighed a ruling by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that jurors' names should be made public under the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.

Cosby settled Constand's civil suit for almost $3.4 million in 2006, and his lawyers claimed at trial that she had framed him for the money.

Only one juror has spoken to the media.

Snyder said his follow jurists voted in favor of guilt after hearing Bill Cosby's deposition testimony in the civil case Andrea Constand filed against him where he admitted to using Quaaludes with women he had sex with in the past.

Cosby was found guilty last Thursday of drugging and molesting a Temple University employee at his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004.

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In a three-sentence statement, the university said the decision was due to his conviction. They also asked for privacy and respect.

Ms. Jappe said that the jurors' statement that "we are anxious to return to our normal lives" was a clear sign of their desire for privacy.

Cosby's was the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.

The star of the hit television sitcom "The Cosby Show", Cosby is among several high-profile and powerful men who recently have been held accountable for allegations of sexual assault and misconduct. His defense team pledged to appeal the conviction.

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