Criminal Law

Former Hollywood Producer, Harvey Weinstein, Granted Appeal Following Sex Crimes Conviction

Disgraced former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has been granted an appeal in his New York sexual assault case.

The New York Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, agreed Wednesday to hear his appeal of his 2020 sex crimes conviction in Manhattan.

Weinstein, 70, was sentenced to 23 years following a landmark trial during the #MeToo movement that found him guilty of criminal sexual assault and rape in the third degree.



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