The Weinstein Co. sought bankruptcy protection in 2018 amid a sexual misconduct scandal that triggered a nationwide movement to address predatory sexual behavior and harassment. A New York jury convicted Weinstein in February of rape and sexual assault.
By Randall Chase, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, the British government reversed course and will ban Chinese telecom giant Huawei from its next-generation mobile phone system. The U.S. had pushed for the change. Also, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security dropped its directive…
In our news wrap Wednesday, disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison. The 67-year-old faced a maximum of 29 years after being convicted of raping one woman in 2013 and sexually assaulting another in 2006.
Weinstein, who has been accused of violating scores of women, was convicted last month of raping a woman in a New York City hotel room in 2013 and forcibly performing oral sex on another woman at his apartment in 2006.
By Michael Sisak, Tom Hays, Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
By Tom Hays, Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press
With prosecutors seeking a severe punishment for Harvey Weinstein in his landmark #MeToo case, his lawyers argued on Monday that he deserves mercy for his already “historic fall from grace” and serious health issues.
Cyrus Vance Jr. is the Manhattan district attorney who brought felony sex charges against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein, who was convicted on two counts Monday. But Weinstein was acquitted of the most serious charges, including predatory sexual assault. What does…
In a legal milestone for the MeToo movement, movie producer Harvey Weinstein was convicted Monday of two felony sex crimes -- but acquitted of the most serious ones. How should we interpret the jury’s verdict? Donna Rotunno, one of Weinstein’s…
By Maryclaire Dale, Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press
If any case seemed to encapsulate the #MeToo reckoning with sexual misconduct, gender dynamics and power as a form of coercion, it was Weinstein's.
When allegations of sexual misconduct against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein were revealed in 2017, they marked a milestone for what became the international MeToo movement. Weinstein was convicted Monday on two felony sex counts but acquitted of the most serious…
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