• Harvey Weinstein's Main Defense Lawyer To Exit As Rape Trial Looms

    2 monthes ago - By Deadline

    Less than four months before a criminal trial is set to start that could see Harvey Weinstein behind bars for life, the much accused producer's primary and very public defense lawyer is stepping down.
    Benjamin Brafman will move to have New York Supreme Court Justice Jame Burke give the green light to his exit, I've learned. Certain to throw a spanner in the works, this departure plan comes less than two months before another scheduled hearing in March on the rape...
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  • Benjamin Brafman to Exit Harvey Weinstein's Defense Team

    2 monthes ago - By The Wrap

    Benjamin Brafman will seek court permission to depart as Harvey Weinstein's defense attorney, according to ABC News. The exit must be approved by Judge James Burke in New York.
    A representative for Weinstein said there is nothing new to report right now but did not deny that Brafman would be departing when contacted TheWrap for comment by on Monday. Brafman did not immediately return a request for comment.
    Weinstein faces five charges, including rape, in which the former Hollywood mogul is accused of sexually assaulting two women. Brafman was successful in getting one of six charges...
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