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Weinstein must tread carefully in rape trial defense, experts say

11:03am GMT

NEW YORK Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein will face the challenge of defending himself in his rape trial as he tries to undermine his accusers' credibility without appearing callous to jurors, according to several legal experts.

Weinstein jury seated after prosecutors accuse defense of excluding white women

18 Jan 2020

Lawyers in Harvey Weinstein's New York rape trial finished selecting 12 jurors on Friday to decide the former Hollywood producer's fate, as prosecutors renewed an accusation that the defense had unfairly tried to block white women from serving on the jury.

Judge in Weinstein rape trial says case is not a 'referendum' on #MeToo movement

16 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Four men and three women were chosen on Thursday as jurors in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, as the judge cautioned against using the case to make a broader statement about the #MeToo movement.

Lawyers in Weinstein rape case begin questioning potential jurors

16 Jan 2020

NEW YORK, Jan 16 More than 100 potential jurors in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein were expected in Manhattan criminal court on Thursday as lawyers strive to choose 12 impartial New Yorkers to decide the former film mogul's fate.

Weinstein seeks last minute New York trial delay, change of location

16 Jan 2020

NEW YORK Former film producer Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday asked a New York state appeals court to delay his rape trial and move it out of Manhattan, the day before the final phase of jury selection is scheduled to begin.

Weinstein seeks last minute New York trial delay, change of location

15 Jan 2020

NEW YORK, Jan 15 Former film producer Harvey Weinstein on Wednesday asked a New York state appeals court to delay his rape trial and move it out of Manhattan, the day before the final phase of jury selection is scheduled to begin.

U.S. judge rejects Michael Avenatti request to delay Nike extortion trial

15 Jan 2020

NEW YORK A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected Michael Avenatti's requestto delay a scheduled Jan. 21 criminal trial accusing thecelebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc.

U.S. judge rejects Michael Avenatti request to delay Nike extortion trial

14 Jan 2020

NEW YORK, Jan 14 A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected Michael Avenatti's request to delay a scheduled Jan. 21 criminal trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc.

Model Gigi Hadid shows up for New York jury duty in Weinstein rape trial

14 Jan 2020

NEW YORK More than 100 potential jurors showed up on Monday in a Manhattan courtroom for the rape trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, including model Gigi Hadid. | Video

Ex-U.S. Treasury employee pleads guilty to leaks linked to Russia probe

13 Jan 2020

NEW YORK A former U.S. Treasury Department employee on Monday pleaded guilty to leaking confidential documents relating to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and others to a reporter from digital media company BuzzFeed.

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