Model Janice Dickinson‘s defamation lawsuit against Bill Cosby can move forward after the California Supreme Court refused an appeal from the comedian.
The court said on its website Thursday that it was declining to review Cosby’s appeal, which had put the case on hold.
Cosby’s attorneys had appealed Dickinson’s use of a press release and a letter to media outlets as evidence, saying that would violate First Amendment rights.
Dickinson’s lawyer, Lisa Bloom, says they’ll keep fighting to get the case to trial no matter how many appeals are filed.
An attorney for Cosby didn’t immediately reply to a message seeking comment.
SOURCE: Associated Press