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Weinstein judge refuses to delay New York trial after lawyers say Los Angeles case will taint jury pool

A Manhattan judge overseeing Harvey Weinstein’s criminal sexual assault trial refused to delay the case in light of what the defense says is a prejudicial news cycle due to new charges against the entertainment mogul that were filed Monday in ...

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Harvey Weinstein is the face of #MeToo. Will that prevent him from getting a fair trial?

NEW YORK – Days after the New Yorker and New York Times first published allegations of sexual misconduct by Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, the hashtag #MeToo took flight, becoming shorthand for a worldwide campaign aimed at holding men accountable for ...

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Weinstein reaches tentative $25 million deal with accusers

NEW YORK (AP) — A tentative $25 million settlement revealed Wednesday to end nearly every sexual misconduct lawsuit brought against Harvey Weinstein and his former film studio’s board was praised by a plaintiff and some lawyers but criticized by others ...

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NY judge OKs Weinstein defense team recasting

NEW YORK — With one lawyer bolting amid public backlash and another saying he and his client just couldn’t get along, a judge on Thursday approved a request to recast Harvey Weinstein’s defense team yet again, this time a mere ...

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Transcript request of closed-door Weinstein hearing denied

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York appeals court has denied a media request for a transcript of a closed-door hearing in Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault case. The appellate division of the state’s trial court ruled Wednesday that Judge James ...

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Harvey Weinstein breaks with his criminal defense lawyer

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is recasting his legal team a month after losing a hard-fought bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out. Weinstein and high-profile defense attorney Benjamin Brafman said in a statement Thursday that they ...

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Weinstein seeks to appeal judge’s casting couch ruling

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for Harvey Weinstein want to appeal a court ruling that lets an aspiring actress’ lawsuit equating Hollywood’s casting couch to sex trafficking move forward. The lawyers filed papers in Manhattan federal court Monday asking a ...

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Judge rules class action against Weinstein Co. can proceed

NEW YORK (AP) — A Delaware bankruptcy judge says six women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct can proceed with their class action lawsuit against the television and film company he co-founded. The judge’s ruling Tuesday granted a ...

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