Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Harvey Weinstein Files to Dismiss All Criminal Criminal Charges in New York, Has New Emails from Alleged Victim

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from a press release from attorney Benjamin Brafman…

 

 

The attorneys for Harvey Weinstein today filed legal Motions seeking a dismissal of the remaining counts of the Indictment, citing a Grand Jury presentation that was deeply flawed by the admitted police misconduct and the Perjury of at least one of the complainants which already led to the dismissal of Count Six. According to Weinstein’s attorneys, the remaining five Counts should also be dismissed because the Perjury and police misconduct irreparably prejudiced the Grand Jury and emails and texts from the alleged rape victim and Mimi Haleyi to Harvey Weinstein after the dates of the alleged assaults, clearly demonstrate that any sexual contact between Weinstein and both of these women was purely consensual.

In addition, the motions also seek the dismissal of both Sexual Predator charges as based on constitutionally flawed legal theories and not supported by credible evidence.

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Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

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