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Harvey Weinstein escaped the most serious charges against him. Legal experts say jurors may have been confused about one of the case’s star witnesses.

Convicted rapist Harvey Weinstein was found guilty on two criminal counts in a New York court on Monday. But he was acquitted on three others: a first-degree rape charge and two counts of predatory sexual assault charges. The predatory sexual assault charges hinged on the testimony of former “Sopranos” actress […]
Harvey Weinstein escaped the most serious charges against him. Legal experts say jurors may have been confused about one of the case’s star witnesses.
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Time’s Up — which was formed in response to allegations against Harvey Weinstein — says his rape conviction ‘marks a new era of justice’ for sexual misconduct survivors

Harvey Weinstein was convicted of third-degree rape and first-degree criminal sexual act in New York on Monday. Time’s Up, an organisation that was launched in response to allegations against Harvey Weinstein and other men in Hollywood, said the rape conviction “sends a powerful message to the world.” Tina Tchen, president […]
Time’s Up — which was formed in response to allegations against Harvey Weinstein — says his rape conviction ‘marks a new era of justice’ for sexual misconduct survivors
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Prosecutors accuse Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer Donna Rotunno of ‘tampering’ after she wrote an op-ed addressing jurors days before deliberation

Harvey Weinstein’s lead defence attorney, Donna Rotunno, published an op-ed in Newsweek on Sunday addressing the jurors in Weinstein’s New York rape trial. Rotunno has come under fire from prosecutors for the piece, which was published ahead of jury deliberations on Tuesday. Prosecutor Joan Illuzzi criticised the op-ed emphasising Weinstein’s […]
Prosecutors accuse Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer Donna Rotunno of ‘tampering’ after she wrote an op-ed addressing jurors days before deliberation
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The ‘ultimate feminist’ defending Harvey Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein’s lead defence attorney, Donna Rotunno, calls herself the “ultimate feminist.” She’s built her career defending men accused of rape. She’s defending Weinstein against five felony counts of rape and sexual assault and has grilled his accusers during cross-examination. Feminists and Weinstein accusers say they have been repulsed by […]
The ‘ultimate feminist’ defending Harvey Weinstein
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