Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK | Weinstein picks Casey Anthony’s lawyer for recast legal team

NEW YORK —Jan 23, 2019— Harvey Weinstein’s recast legal team includes the lawyer who won an acquittal for Casey Anthony on charges she killed her young daughter and a lawyer who helped basketball star Kobe Bryant avoid a rape prosecution. Weinstein’s spokesman on Wednesday said Jose Baez and Pamela Mackey were among four new lawyers hired … Continue reading NEW YORK | Weinstein picks Casey Anthony’s lawyer for recast legal team

NEW YORK | Human rights group report gains traction, Twitter hammered

NEW YORK— A report on Twitter by the human rights group Amnesty International is gaining traction and its shares are getting punished. The report, released earlier this week, said the social media platform has permitted a toxic online culture that allows pervasive abuse of women. While reports from Amnesty International are not regular reading on … Continue reading NEW YORK | Human rights group report gains traction, Twitter hammered

LOS ANGELES | Sundance Film Festival unveils 2019 feature film slate

LOS ANGELES — Annette Bening plays Senator Dianne Feinstein, Zac Efron takes on Ted Bundy, Awkwafina dives into a dramatic role, and Harvey Weinstein gets a documentary spotlight in films that will premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in January. The Sundance Institute revealed on Wednesday 111 feature films, culled from 4,018 submissions, set … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Sundance Film Festival unveils 2019 feature film slate

NEW YORK | Prosecutors double down on Harvey Weinstein charges

NEW YORK — New York prosecutors pushed back Monday against Harvey Weinstein’s latest attempt to have the criminal case against him dismissed, saying there is “ample evidence” to move forward with the sexual assault charges against the former Hollywood producer. In new court filings, the Manhattan district attorney’s office played down the witness coaching allegations … Continue reading NEW YORK | Prosecutors double down on Harvey Weinstein charges

NEW YORK | DA drops a Weinstein charge amid detective, witness concerns

NEW YORK  — Prosecutors in New York City abandoned part of their sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence surfaced that a lead police detective coached a witness to keep quiet when she raised doubts about the veracity of one of the allegations. Weinstein, 66, looked on as a judge agreed to … Continue reading NEW YORK | DA drops a Weinstein charge amid detective, witness concerns

NEW YORK | New York City prosecutors drop part of Harvey Weinstein case

NEW YORK— Prosecutors in New York City abandoned part of their sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence surfaced that a police detective coached a witness to stay silent about evidence that cast doubt on the account of one of his earliest accusers. With Weinstein looking on, a judge agreed to dismiss … Continue reading NEW YORK | New York City prosecutors drop part of Harvey Weinstein case

NEW YORK | Manhattan DA drops part of Weinstein case

NEW YORK— Manhattan’s district attorney dropped part of the criminal sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence emerged that cast doubt on the account one of his three accusers provided to the grand jury. The development was announced in court Thursday with Weinstein looking on. The tossed charge involves allegations made by … Continue reading NEW YORK | Manhattan DA drops part of Weinstein case