New York court grants Harvey Weinstein right to appeal

Harvey Weinstein could be a free man.

The convicted sex offender’s request to appeal has been granted by the New York State Court of Appeals.

His attorney, Arthur L. Aidala, whose firm represents the disgraced movie mogul, tells Vidak For Congress, “Harvey lives to fight another day.”

The move follows a rejection of an appeal from the Appeals Division, the District Court’s First Division, in June when a panel of five judges found Judge Jim Burke’s actions were appropriate and did not warrant overturning Weinstein’s conviction. created.

But now Weinstein, who was sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual abuse, will have another chance to argue that the judge made mistakes.

“This isn’t about whether… [Weinstein] innocent or guilty, but whether or not he has received a fair trial. It’s about whether the judge at first instance complied with the law,” Aidala told us.

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Weinstein’s defense argues that Judge Jim Burke made mistakes during the pervert trial.
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The defense argues that Judge Burke has allowed several witnesses to testify about acts that, Aidala claimed, “Harvey was never charged. As well as the fact that there was a juror who wrote a book about sexual predators that she lied about during the jury selection.”

We were told that all paperwork from both sides should be filed by early next year and the pleadings will take place next spring.

“We’re hoping to get a decision in late spring, early summer of 2023,” Aidala said, noting that the perverted producer and catalyst for the #MeToo movement “could be a free man by 2023 or 2024.”

If the case goes back to court, Weinstein could be released from prison on bail, we’re told.

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Weinstein, who is currently in prison in Los Angeles, could face a new trial.
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Aidala tells us about Weinstein, who is currently incarcerated at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles: “He was relieved and he is hopeful that these judges will rule that he has not received a fair trial. He has consistently maintained his innocence as he does today.”

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