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Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in New York State Prison for Rape & Sexual Assault


Harvey Weinstein will spend the subsequent 23 years in a New York State jail after being sentenced by Supreme Court decide James Burke Wednesday morning (Mar. 11), The Hollywood Reporter stories.

Weinstein begged the decide for mercy, asking for a 5-year jail sentence Monday when his legal professionals filed authorized paperwork laying out a lot of private issues they needed to be thought of earlier than sentencing.

Weinstein’s authorized group cited Ronan Farrow’s New Yorker article as a kind of private issues, saying: “Since the New Yorker article was published in 2017, Mr. Weinstein’s life has been destroyed. His wife divorced him, he was fired from The Weinstein Company, and in short, he lost everything.”

The legal professionals went on to describe Weinstein’s “fall from grace [as] historic, perhaps unmatched in the age of social media,” and requested the decide to think about the truth that he has no prior prison report. They additionally identified Weinstein’s charitable contributions, together with tens of millions of {dollars} he donated for 9/11 first responders.

Weinstein was convicted on February 24th of committing a prison sexual act in the primary diploma and third-degree rape.

Weinstein confronted a most 29-year jail sentence and prosecutors have been pushing for a harsh sentence, claiming the disgraced Hollywood mogul confirmed zero regret.

He’ll probably be despatched to a maximum-security jail in upstate New York to serve his sentence. He’d been staying in an infirmary unit at Rikers Island whereas awaiting in the present day’s sentencing.

In addition to the 23-year sentence, Weinstein may also be formally registered as a intercourse offender.




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