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Will Junk Science Convict Harvey Weinstein? (Part 2)

Of course, there are women who choose not to report being raped, for whatever reason.  A woman who is genuinely vulnerable may elect not to do so, and such women are often sought out by sexual predators. One such sexual predator was rogue Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw. He prayed on young black women…

Will Junk Science Convict Harvey Weinstein? (Part 1)

The first trial of disgraced former media mogul Harvey Weinstein is now well underway. The number of accusers is certainly impressive, and as people often believe there can be no smoke without fire, that quantity of smoke appears daunting for the defence. That though is an extremely superficial argument which amounts to claiming every allegation…

Woman Says Harvey Weinstein Yelled, ‘You Owe Me!’ Before Raping Her

NEW YORK (AP) — A key accuser in Harvey Weinstein’s trial testified Friday that he raped her twice, once bellowing, “You owe me!” as he dragged her into a bedroom. The first time, the heavyset Hollywood tycoon trapped her in a New York hotel room in March 2013, and angrily ordered her to undress as…

Jury Selection For Harvey Weinstein’s Rape Trial Completed

January 17, 2020 3:24 PM ET The jury selection for disgraced director Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial has been completed after five days. 12 jurors and three alternates were selected and the process ended Friday, according to a report published by Fox News. The jurors included eight men and seven women. (Photo by Scott Heins/Getty Images)…

‘In My Day, If You Went Up To A Guy’s Hotel Room, You Knew...

January 17, 2020 3:20 PM ET Kathy Bates weighed in on the #MeToo era and said back in her day if a woman “went up to a guy’s hotel room, you knew exactly why you were going” there. “About people like [Harvey] Weinstein and the casting couch and all of that,” the 71-year-old actress shared with…

Judge Who Threatened Harvey Weinstein With Jail Time Over Cellphone Use Won’t Step Aside

January 09, 2020 5:35 PM ET The judge presiding over disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial will not step aside. Weinstein’s lawyers requested Judge James Burke step aside after he threatened to throw Weinstein in jail for violating a court order barring the use of cellphones, according to a report published Thursday by Fox News.…

Can Harvey Weinstein Get A Fair Trial?

American justice is very different from British justice. For one thing, it is much more open; often the police release huge tranches of material about alleged offenders and victims. It is not unusual for photographs of dead bodies, even autopsy photographs to show up relatively shortly on-line, obviously to the distress of the friends and…

Jury Selection For Harvey Weinstein Trial Focuses On Impartiality After Noting ‘Extensive’ Pre-Trial Publicity

January 07, 2020 5:33 PM ET The jury questionnaire for disgraced director Harvey Weinstein was released to the public Tuesday morning. The questionnaire focused on the media coverage of the impending trial and asked potential jurors if they’d be able to be impartial, according to a report published by Page Six. Harvey Weinstein arrives at…

Video: Harvey Weinstein Arrives at Court Ahead of Sex Assault Trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein and several of the women who have accused him of sexual misconduct converged Monday at the New York City courthouse, where a judge and his lawyers were handling the final preparations for his high-stakes trial on charges of rape and assault. Weinstein, 67, entered the building leaning on a…

Oprah Slammed by Russell Simmons, 50 Cent for Ignoring Harvey Weinstein, Jeffrey Epstein in...

Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images Oprah Winfrey’s forthcoming #MeToo documentary set to be released next year on Apple TV+ is already facing backlash, with  music mogul Russell Simmons and rapper-actor 50 Cent stepping forward to accuse Winfrey of strategic omissions and outright falsehoods. Winfrey is producing the as yet untitled documentary, which is about sexual harassment in…
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