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Australian stores pull book on Harvey Weinstein after legal threats

The tome details the Hollywood producer’s alleged sexual assaults.

Weinstein fails to have trial moved away from New York

Lawyers argue intense coverage in New York's tabloids meant the movie mogul would not get a fair trial.

Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty as trial delayed to January

Harvey Weinstein is supposed to go on trial on Sept 9 but his court date has been pushed four months.

Weinstein to hear new accusations against him

Prosecutors plan to file testimony from actress Annabella Sciorra in a new  indictment against the 67-year-old former producer.

Harvey Weinstein to face new indictment in court

A third victim, actress Annabella Sciorra claims she was raped by Weinstein in the 1990s, resulting in the film mogul's return to court next week.

Harvey Weinstein gets approval for new lawyers in rape case

Donna Rotunno and Damon Cheronis will defend Harvey Weinstein after a New York judge approved his application for a new legal team.

Harvey Weinstein hires two new lawyers, including a woman

Disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein hires two new lawyers, including a woman, making his third change of legal representation barely two months before his trial on sexual assault charges.

Weinstein hires 2 new attorneys ahead of sex assault trial

Harvey Weinstein has seen a string of high-profile lawyers come and go from the case since his indictment last year.

Weinstein defence lawyer asks to leave case

Jose Baez is the second lawyer to leave Harvey Weinstein's defence team.

Weinstein accusers poised to see first compensation as trial looms

Harvey Weinstein reportedly has reached a tentative settlement with women who filed civil suits against the disgraced film mogul for sexual harassment, but the multi-million-dollar deal will not forestall his criminal trial.

Weinstein reaches deal to settle civil proceedings for US$44 mil

The deal aims to cover all civil proceedings filed against the fallen Hollywood mogul, including those in Canada and the UK.

Harvey Weinstein’s former film studio plans to liquidate in bankruptcy

The move comes as the studio tries to resolve civil lawsuits against former directors and officers arising from Weinstein's sexual misconduct scandal.

Harvey Weinstein’s former film studio plans to liquidate in bankruptcy

Several rounds of mediation over the last 10 months have failed to resolve liability claims arising from Weinstein's alleged misconduct.

Harvey Weinstein trial postponed to September

Harvey Weinstein's trial is set to take place 3 months later and will face life imprisonment if convicted of sexual assault. 

Sundance, where Weinstein was king, airs film chronicling his fall

Weinstein is back in a film detailing his stunning downfall that gives voice to his many sexual assault accusers.

Harvey Weinstein granted request to change lawyers

Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and assault by more than 80 women.

Ashley Judd’s sexual harassment claim against Weinstein dismissed

Ashley Judd claims that the Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment in violation of a California law.

Weinstein back in court seeking dismissal of sex assault case

Weinstein is still facing five counts over an alleged rape in March 2013 and a forced act of oral sex in 2006.

Weinstein must face sex trafficking claim by actress

The Hollywood mogul failed to persuade a federal judge to throw out a sex trafficking lawsuit by an actress who claims he sexually assaulted her in a hotel room.

Defense seeks to toss all Weinstein sex charges

The Hollywood mogul's lawyer suggested a police detective had committed 'additional misconduct' involving one of his accusers.

New York judge dismisses one sexual assault charge against Weinstein

Weinstein's career imploded a year ago in a blaze of accusations of misconduct and abuse from dozens of women that triggered a major reckoning about harassment in the workplace and the #MeToo movement.

Weinstein hearing moved up in NY amid possible setbacks for prosecution

The next hearing in a New York court in his sex crimes case has been moved up from November 8 to October 11 -- a possible sign that prosecutors are having difficulties making their case.

Defending Weinstein, convicted in court of public opinion

An alleged rape in March 2013 and two forced acts of oral sex in 2004 and 2006, which could see Harvey Weinstein spend the rest of his life in prison if convicted.

One year since #MeToo, Penelope Cruz remembers Weinstein as ‘complicated’

Cruz says she was never personally harassed by the producer and was unaware of his behaviour.