Harvey Weinstein

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NY Prosecutors Will Retry Weinstein

They're seeking an early fall trial date

(Newser) - On Wednesday, Harvey Weinstein made his first appearance since his New York conviction was overturned —and he has plenty more court dates to come. Prosecutors confirmed that they plan to try Weinstein again this fall, NBC News reports. "We think early fall date, possibly as early as September...

Weinstein Hospitalized for Tests in New York
Weinstein Hospitalized for Tests

Weinstein Hospitalized for Tests

Former film executive remains in custody for Los Angeles conviction

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein's lawyer said the onetime movie mogul has been hospitalized for a battery of tests after his return to New York City following an appeals court ruling nullifying his 2020 rape conviction . Attorney Arthur Aidala said Saturday that Weinstein was moved to Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan after his...

Prosecutors Tease New Trial for Weinstein
LA Prosecutors: Weinstein
Won't Get Same Break Here
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LA Prosecutors: Weinstein Won't Get Same Break Here

In New York, meanwhile, former movie mogul may face a new trial

(Newser) - Reactions are pouring in after the New York Court of Appeals overturned former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's 2020 convictions for first-degree criminal sexual act and third-degree rape on Thursday, finding the inclusion of testimony from accusers about uncharged conduct violated his right to a fair trial . Among those speaking...

Ronan Farrow: What Weinstein's Appeal Could Mean for Trump

Admission of evidence unrelated to the charges also factors into Trump's hush-money case

(Newser) - As shocking as the overturning of Harvey Weinstein's sex crimes conviction appears to the public, legal experts are not surprised, journalist Ronan Farrow writes at the New Yorker , noting the appeal rested on an issue that could open up a path of appeal for former President Trump should he...

Weinstein Prosecutors Gambled and Lost
Weinstein Prosecutors
Gambled and Lost

Weinstein Prosecutors Gambled and Lost

Trial included testimony about allegations not included in the charges

(Newser) - The tossing of Harvey Weinstein's sex crimes conviction in New York may have been shocking, but prosecutors had taken a series of chances when pursuing the case, Jodi Kantor writes in a New York Times analysis. In the end, one law professor and former prosecutor said, whether his trial...

Harvey Weinstein Stunner: NY Conviction Is Overturned

But he remains convicted of rape in California

(Newser) - New York's highest court delivered what the New York Times describes as a "stunning reversal" in a pivotal case —it overturned the conviction of former movie mogul Harvey Weinstein on sex crime charges and ordered a new trial.
  • Reason: The 4-3 ruling by the New York Court

Lawsuit: Knicks Owner, Harvey Weinstein Both Assaulted Me

Massage therapist accuses James Dolan of arranging meeting between her, Weinstein

(Newser) - A new lawsuit accuses James Dolan—CEO of Madison Square Garden and owner of the New York Knicks and the New York Rangers—of sexual assault. Harvey Weinstein, currently imprisoned on other sexual assault convictions, is also named in the suit. Kellye Croft says in 2013, when she was 27,...

Julia Ormond Names Weinstein, Companies in Assault Lawsuit
Actress Sues Weinstein, Disney

Actress Sues Weinstein, Disney

Julia Ormond files case in New York under law providing temporary window

(Newser) - Julia Ormond, an actress who starred in major films in the 1990s, filed a lawsuit Wednesday accusing disgraced movie producer Harvey Weinstein of sexually assaulting her in 1995 and then hindering her career. Ormond, who also accuses the Walt Disney Co., Miramax, and her former agents of knowing Weinstein was...

Harvey Weinstein Returns to NY Prison System

He's been transferred to medium-security facility

(Newser) - Disgraced former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has returned to the New York prison system after spending nearly two years in California, where he was tried and convicted of raping an Italian model. Weinstein, whose December 2022 conviction in Los Angeles followed his February 2020 New York conviction on rape and...

Harvey Weinstein Is Being Returned to New York

He won't be retried on rape, sexual assault charges in California

(Newser) - Los Angeles prosecutors told a judge Tuesday that they will not retry Harvey Weinstein, who was convicted of the rape and sexual assault of one woman, on counts involving two others that left jurors deadlocked. Deputy District Attorney Paul Thompson announced the decision to Superior Court Judge Lisa B. Lench...

Weinstein Tells Judge He's Innocent as Victim Sobs

Disgraced film mogul gets another 16 years in prison

(Newser) - A Los Angeles judge on Thursday sentenced Harvey Weinstein to 16 years in prison after a jury convicted him of the 2013 rape and sexual assault of an Italian actor and model, per the AP . The sentence comes on top of the more than 20 years the 70-year-old Weinstein has...

Los Angeles Jury Finds Weinstein Guilty of Rape

Jurors can't agree on several counts, including allegations by Jennifer Siebel Newsom

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein was found guilty Monday of rape at a Los Angeles trial in another #MeToo moment of reckoning, five years after he became a magnet for the movement. After deliberating for nine days over more than two weeks, the jury of eight men and four women reached the verdict...

Harvey Weinstein Jurors in 8th Day of Deliberations

Los Angeles panel back at it Tuesday on accusations he sexually assaulted 4 women

(Newser) - Jurors in the latest Harvey Weinstein trial will resume deliberations for an eighth day on Tuesday. The panel already has met for about 28 hours over seven days, reports CNN . Nobody is speculating whether the prolonged deliberations might be good or bad news for the disgraced movie mogul. This case...

Quentin Tarantino: 'It's Time to Wrap Up the Show'

Director, who says he'll make one more film, concedes he should've said something to Harvey Weinstein

(Newser) - The first film Quentin Tarantino directed was Reservoir Dogs, in 1992. He says he doesn't know what his next film will be, but he knows it will be his last. "I've been doing it for 30 years," Tarantino said. "And it's time to wrap...

Judge Drops 4 of 11 Counts Against Harvey Weinstein

Charges involved 'Jane Doe #5'

(Newser) - This story has been updated with Siebel Newsom's Tuesday testimony. The judge at the Los Angeles trial of Harvey Weinstein dropped four of the 11 sexual assault charges against the former movie mogul Tuesday after prosecutors said they would not proceed with the counts involving one of his accusers....

Gov. Newsom's Wife Testifies in Weinstein Trial

Jennifer Siebel Newsom gives graphic account of alleged rape

(Newser) - Jennifer Siebel Newsom, a documentary filmmaker and the wife of California Gov. Gavin Newsom, nearly screamed through tears from the witness stand Monday when she told the court Harvey Weinstein raped her in a hotel room and spoke of the devastating effect it had on her in the 17 years...

Weinstein Trial Gets a Surprise Potential Witness

Judge gives OK for prosecutors to call Mel Gibson to testify in support of 'Jane Doe No. 3'

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein's rape trial in Los Angeles may see an unexpected witness. Variety reports that on Friday in a motions hearing, Judge Lisa B. Lench gave prosecutors the OK for Mel Gibson to be called to testify against the disgraced movie producer, in support of accusations made by "...

'Jane Doe No. 4' in New Weinstein Trial Is Known Name

Jennifer Siebel Newsom, married to Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom, will testify

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein's trial kicked off Monday in Los Angeles, with the disgraced movie producer facing down 11 counts of sexual assault spurred by allegations from five women, in incidents said to have taken place between 2004 and 2013. One of those women, who will testify as "Jane Doe...

For Weinstein, a Trial Where He Was Once King

Former Hollywood mogul to face new charges in Los Angeles starting Monday

(Newser) - Five years after women's stories about him made the #MeToo movement explode, Harvey Weinstein is going on trial in the city where he once was a colossus at the Oscars. Already serving a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual assault in New York, the 70-year-old former movie mogul faces...

Judge Refuses to Push Back Weinstein's LA Trial

His lawyers cite film release, urge judge to help him get new teeth

(Newser) - Harvey Weinstein's Los Angeles trial will begin in less than six weeks despite arguments from his defense that an upcoming film could prejudice the jury against him. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Lisa Lench rejected an attempt to delay the trial because of She Said, a biographical drama about...

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