Harvey Weinstein’s jury selected for the ‘rape’ trial
- January 20, 2020
- Andrew S Gillis
Producer facing charges over Hollywood harassment and sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and ‘rap’ charges of at least 100 women, 12-year-old Harvey Weinstein, 12 The jury was selected.
The jury was selected by a New York court and seven men and 5 women were added to the members, while three additional members were also selected who would be made part of the jury when any of the 12 members of the jury. The member will fail to make a neutral decision.
The New York court decided to set the jury after Harvey Weinstein refused to admit the charges against him to “rap” and sexual abuse.
After refusing to admit the allegations on behalf of any accused, the courts establish a special jury under US law, and the accused proves to the jury why he denied the allegations and charged him. The allegations were false.
Now Harvey Weinstein will also prove to the members of the jury that the allegations levelled against him were false, and if he cannot prove them, he will be convicted and sentenced to at least 28 years in prison. Can be punished.
The Gigi limit is not selected
For the said jury, the New York court sent out invitations to 600 eminent showbiz, political and social figures, of whom 120 accepted the invitation to be a member of the jury.
The person to whom the court sent invitations and who appeared before the jury to elect a member of the jury also included Palestinian-American supermodel Gigi Hadid.
Gigi Hadid appeared in court on January 14 this month and admitted that she knew and had met Harvey Weinstein personally, but would still remain neutral as a jury member.
Many were shocked at Gigi Hadid’s assertion that he was meeting Harvey Weinstein.
The court selected 12 persons as members of the jury after dozens of questions from 120 persons for two weeks, but the court is also being criticized for not selecting young members.
Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer Donna Rotunno also expressed reservations over the selection of jury members.
According to the news agency ‘Associated Press’ (AP), judges in New York courts dismissed criticism of young people for not selecting a jury member and said no one was ignored in the jury.
Judges say the youth was not selected in the jury because they would not properly understand the relationship between men and women before or after 1990 and the allegations against Harvey Weinstein were related.
The judges expressed satisfaction over the selection of jury members, saying they expected the jury to make a decision in accordance with the constitution and the law.
Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers, on the other hand, also expressed dissatisfaction with the jury members, saying that it is possible that the members would not be neutral because there was a woman among the elected members who were younger than the older man. Is also writing a novel about sex with girls.
The court, however, dismissed all the concerns and said that if any member was found neutral during the trial, the other member would be replaced instead, which is why three additional members have been selected.
A jury will begin trial next week against Harvey Weinstein.
Harvey Weinstein lawyer Donna Rotunno has a lot of experience with rap cases
Harvey Weinstein will face one of the most significant changes in the jury – the sexual abuse of a woman in 2006 and the ‘rap’ of a woman in 2013.
Harvey Weinstein dismissed both of the charges and told the court that all work was done under mutual consent.
A total of about 100 women have been charged with sexual harassment, sexual exploitation and rap, including the two major allegations levelled at Harvey Weinstein, and they have pending cases in other US courts, including the New York and Los Angeles courts.
Harvey Weinstein was initially accused of sexual harassment and rap by nearly a dozen women in 2017, after which other women also came out against him.
The ‘My Two Campaign’ launched around the world only after Harvey Weinstein was accused by women and actresses.