In pretrial hearings Monday, prosecutors changed their stance on whether Bill Cosby’s lawyers should be allowed to represent the comedian in his looming Pennsylvania criminal trial.

Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said in court that he opposed a motion seeking to continue allowing lawyers Tom Mesereau, Kathleen Bliss, Jason Hicks and Becky James to practice law in Pennsylvania for the purposes of representing Cosby. Steele alleged that the lawyers have made false allegations to the court, violated Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct and should not be admitted pro hac vice with Cosby’s new local counsel as their sponsor.

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