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Weinstein Seeks to Move Rape Trial, Citing ‘Carnival-Like Atmosphere’

Jan 15, 2020 - The New York Times

The movie producer’s lawyers say they cannot find a fair jury in New York City because of intense publicity and protests surrounding the trial.

The movie producer’s lawyers say they cannot find a fair jury in New York City because of intense publicity and protests surrounding the trial.

One week before opening statements in his rape trial and deep into jury selection, Harvey Weinstein filed a motion on Wednesday asking a state appeals court to delay the proceeding and move it awa...