Disgraced Producer Harvey Weinstein Appeals Against Conviction for Sex Crimes


Mogul is trying to get a new trial. More than a year after being imprisoned for sexual assault. Harvey Weinstein is trying to get his conviction flipped. His attorneys say prosecutors in the straw got too much help from the judge. They say James Burke was Cavaliers. They put it and protecting one steams right to a fair trial. In a 166 page brief filed with the state appellate court, Weinsteins lawyers say Burt made too many rulings to help prosecutors. One was to let the state call additional witnesses to tell jurors about allegations against Weinstein that never led to criminal charges. The brief even criticizes the 23 years sentence that was imposed on the ex producer. Prosecutors say they will respond to the brief in court. A Moscow Wells Gabriel

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