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But one of the prosecutors’ more subtle strategy shifts could be the one that pays the greatest dividends.Before parading a string of new accusers to the witness stand in Norristown, Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele chose to kick off his case with a forensic psychiatrist who spent an hour on the witness stand dispelling common cultural misconceptions on how sexual-assault victims ought to react to their abuse.The first, less than two hours into deliberations: “What is the legal definition of consent?” (READ MORE: Jury deliberations end for the first day in Bill Cosby retrial) Day 12, April 24: Prosecutors lashed into Bill Cosby in their final pitch to jurors, painting him as a serial sexual predator who hid for decades behind his reputation as “America’s Dad” to lure unsuspecting young women into situations where they were powerless to resist his advances.

By the time they went back to their hotel for the night after 10 hours of work, the jurors had asked several questions of the judge.Bill Cosby’s retrial on sexual-assault charges, the second courtroom showdown between the 80-year-old entertainer and Andrea Constand, one of the first women to publicly accuse him, was no simple repeat of the first.From the defense efforts to paint Constand as a gold-digging opportunist to the testimony of five additional Cosby accusers who were called as prosecution witnesses, here’s everything you need to know about the case.(READ MORE: Bill Cosby prosecutors: This is why sexual assault victims don’t report this crime ALSO: Maria Panaritis: In Cosby trial closing, a putrid attack on accusers is bad news for #metoo) Day 11, April 23: Bill Cosby’s defense rested its case Monday after calling 10 witnesses over four days to suggest that Andrea Constand fabricated her sex-assault allegations to get Cosby’s money and that the entertainer was not even at his Cheltenham home around the time she said he drugged and attacked her there.The 80-year-old entertainer chose not to take the witness stand in his own behalf, paving the way for lawyers on both sides to deliver closing arguments Tuesday.

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