JUST IN: Bill Cosby Trial Date Set and He Could Face More Accusers

NORRISTOWN, PA - JULY 07:  Bill Cosby is led out of Courtroom A after Judge Steven O'Neill ruled against Cosby's lawyers and did not throw the criminal case out at Montgomery County Courthouse on July 7, 2016 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Cosby's lawyers attepted to have the lone criminal case, for aggravated sexual assault against Andrea Constand in 2004, thrown out. His trial on sexual assault will go forward. (Photo by Michael Bryant - Pool/Getty Images)

JUST IN: Bill Cosby Trial Date Set and He Could Face More Accusers

This may be the trial of the century.

Published September 6, 2016

According to reports, the time is drawing near for a verdict in the Bill Cosby trial as the judge in the sexual assault case has officially set a trial date of June 5. Additionally, prosecutors also want to put up to 13 of Cosby's accusers on the witness stand during the trial.

NBC News reports that a motion was filed today by Pennsylvania prosecutors to let 13 other women testify to prove Cosby's alleged pattern of behavior.

"An individual who, over the course of decades, intentionally intoxicates women in signature fashion with the intention of sexually assaulting them cannot also be mistaken about whether or not these women are consenting to the sexual abuse," the prosecutors wrote in the motion.

Though the motion has been filed, Judge Steven O'Neil, who has been assigned to the case, has not ruled on whether or not the women will actually be allowed to testify. Cosby and the rest of the defense team are expected to fight to make sure it stays that way.

In addition to this, Judge O'Neil has also reserved judgment on another major piece of evidence that may hurt Cosby in the trial — a recording that Andrea Constand's mother made of a phone call she had with Cosby a year following the alleged assault where Andrea had accused him of drugging her.

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Written by Moriba Cummings

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