Bill Cosby Jury Is Set After a Dispute Over the Racial Makeup

A jury of seven men and five women will sit at the retrial of Bill Cosby on sexual assault charges, a court here decided on Wednesday.

After almost three days of jury selection, prosecutors and lawyers for Mr. Cosby agreed on the final member of the panel, a white man, ending a drawn-out process in which the defense team used all but one of its seven strikes.

The jury selection was closely watched because Mr. Cosby’s previous trial on the same charges ended last summer with a hung jury that was unable to reach a verdict after six days of deliberation.

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