Harvey Weinstein’s conviction is less significant than it seems

Celebrity trials change less than you might think

27.2.2020

Harvey Weinstein’s conviction may not prove to be the seismic moment for sexual assault cases that so many people assume it will be

Celebrity trials change less than you might think

It therefore seems unlikely that he will sit out his retirement comfortably. But perhaps the more salient question is how much this matters. Bennett Capers, a Brooklyn law professor, doubts there is a much wider significance. “Many will undoubtedly see this as possibly signalling a new era where prosecutors believe victims and pursue sexual assault cases, even against the powerful,” he says. But “will the verdict help everyday victims” like hotel workers, or where there is a single accuser?



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He'll have a tough time in prison. That's a hard place to be for pretty boys. Except to him....... I wonder why antisemitic TROPE Are you saying that sexual harassment spiked under Obama? What a piece of work he is. At least he was not sentenced to suside! I don't believe that for a minute. In fact; I submit that sexual violence is up both on College Campuses; and, in the Military. Trump and followers have marginalized those attacks. You can't have a clue unless you have a relative or close friend both in College & the Military.

Which is a strong indication that MeToo is barely anything more than horseshit. This is quite the lede As long as there are ugly horny guys in power, this will continue. A face only a mother could love.

Harvey Weinstein Avoids Jail For Now With Hospital Stop After Rape Trial Guilty VerdictHarvey Weinstein never made it to jail today after being found guilty on multiple accounts in his New York rape trial this morning. Instead the disgraced producer is currently at Manhattan’s Bellev… Looks like he overestimated the walker and didn't feel the need to flesh out a complete plan. So now he has to think on his feet (no pun intended), making a pit stop and buying time in order to come up with another plan. Can't wait to read the next chapter. He is a scapegoat of feminism, a movement that only seeks to divide us. And the person behind this has fatal goals. goldietaylor

Steven Spielberg’s daughter 👀 Traders are cruel. A cruel man can't be a good presideny. He is every bit as hideous on the inside as on the outside. I’ve never met someone who is pro sexual harassment. Perhaps attitudes haven’t changed because we all agree it’s abhorrent. Is it possible that prosecutors are catching up to public opinion?

ClintonBodyCount How much do you know about the law?

Inside the Harvey Weinstein trial: Reporter's notebookREPORTER'S NOTEBOOK: Inside the Harvey Weinstein trial. Via ABC News' CDFrancescani. CDFrancescani CDFrancescani Where did his walker go? 🤔 CDFrancescani EpsteinCoverup do you remember? You could have stopped it....but you didn't

Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty in Sexual Assault TrialA rep for Harvey Weinstein tells ET that he was redirected to Bellevue Hospital on Monday night while on his way to Rikers Island. Reality is something else. 🤔 He had the biggest anxiety attack ever recorded

Harvey Weinstein courtroom artist says he 'really withered away' during trialJane Rosenberg speaks out on Weinstein's 'lumpy' features and 'very tense' demeanor as he waited for Monday's verdict.

Convicted Rapist Harvey Weinstein's Trial Isn't Over — Here's What Happens NextIf Harvey Weinstein is found guilty for charges in the Los Angeles trial, he could face an additional 28 years in prison.

Harvey Weinstein Found Guilty On Two ChargesHarvey Weinstein has been found guilty on two charges—here's what happens next MeToo



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