Harvey Weinstein appeals conviction, blames 'cavalier' judge

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Hi Mike Rossi a reporting Harvey Weinstein is appealing his rape conviction in New York lawyers for Harvey Weinstein have filed court papers asking for a new trial for the disgraced movie mogul who was convicted of rape and the criminal sex act in February twenty twenty Weinstein's lawyers argue and Hatton judge James Burke made improper rulings and was cavalier in protecting Weinstein's right to a fair trial one hundred sixty six page brief was filed in a New York state appellate court Burke sentenced Weinstein to twenty three years in state prison Weinstein is also charged in California with assaulting five women from two thousand four to twenty thirteen his extradition has been delayed due to the pandemic hi Mike Rossio

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