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Weinstein’s reckoning: Trial looms 2 years after #MeToo wave

More than two  years after a wave of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein ushered in the #MeToo movement, the disgraced movie mogul faces another reckoning: a criminal trial that could him put him behind bars for the rest of ...

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Weinstein’s reckoning: Trial looms 2 years after #MeToo wave

More than two  years after a wave of sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein ushered in the #MeToo movement, the disgraced movie mogul faces another reckoning: a criminal trial that could him put him behind bars for the rest of ...

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Criminal Law: Sexual Assault-Post-Conviction Relief-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Defendant was convicted of the lesser-included charge of statutory rape. Defendant filed a motion for post-conviction relief, arguing that trial counsel was ineffective for failing to object and request a mistrial following testimony that freezing defendant’s urine changed the results ...

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Criminal Law: Sexual Assault-Motion to Set Aside Conviction-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

Defendant unsuccessfully moved to set aside his conviction for forcible rape and sodomy of three of his adopted children, arguing that trial and appellate counsel were ineffective for failing to call defendant’s older daughter as a witness, failing to object ...

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