Listen: Defense lawyer for Harvey Weinstein asks to leave New York case
"Seven. Now, Harvey Weinstein has lost another lawyer Jose Baez whom he just hired six months ago. Now he wants out at this point. He's asked to Manhattan Justice to let him move off the movie mogul sexual assault case by saying that his relationship with Weinstein. Shine is in such disarray at this point that they've only communicated through outside attorneys for the past month in a letter to supreme court Justice James Burke, bias said that Mr. Weinstein is engaged in behavior that makes this representation unreasonably difficult to carry out a festively and has insisted upon taking actions with which I have fundamental disagreements. So the lawyer for Weinstein is communicating to his client through another attorney. Yeah, I think you might wanna park partways engaging outside counsel to communicate with him in his cO council and decided to have another attorney threatened legal action against his firm, and another example he gave his deliberately disregarding the fee agreement, and he's got an outside counsel indicating that he intends to continue to do so. So the way this attorney bias season, quote, Mr. Weinstein's best interest will be served by his firm's withdrawal. Let Weinstein know that he was originally, the case on may. The fifteenth. So certainly said tend to find a replacement I guess Weinstein sources that Harvey was frustrated with Jose, because he felt like the attorney wasn't spending enough time in his case every everyone steam set to lose yet another lorry in his, his court"