Weinstein, 67, convicted of rape and sexual assault against two women, sealing his dizzying fall from powerful Hollywood studio boss to archvillain of #MeToo campaign.
Weinstein's lawyers advised him that he did not need to testify because the evidence presented in this case was "anaemic at best," according to Arthur Aidala, one of his lawyers.
Writer Paul Feldsher testified for the defence that actress Annabella Sciorra told him in the early 1990s that she had a sexual encounter with Weinstein but did not say she had been raped.
Weinstein, who was subdued in his interactions with reporters during the trial's first week, seemed looser as he left the courthouse, proclaiming “It went great today. The lawyers killed it."
Prosecutors paint Harvey Weinstein as a sexual predator who used his clout and power to abuse women for decades.
The case, now puts Weinstein in deep legal peril on both coasts.
The disgraced movie mogul faces life in prison if convicted in a New York state court of predatory sexual assault charges, in a trial expected to last six weeks.
Instead of acting as a stabilising force, UN peacekeeping troops have fathered hundreds of children after sexually exploiting local girls as young as 11, leaving them behind without any support, according to a new comprehensive report.
Hollywood actor Cuba Gooding Jr has pleaded not guilty to an indictment that includes allegations from a new accuser in his New York City sexual misconduct case.
Hollywood actor Cuba Gooding Jr pleaded not guilty to groping two women as prosecutors revealed that a dozen others had accused the Oscar winner of sexual misconduct.
Roughly 70 women have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct dating back decades. The former Hollywood producer, who sparked the #MeToo movement, could face a life sentence if convicted.
Republican Michael J Folmer was charged with possessing child pornography, sexual abuse of children and criminal use of a communications facility, Pennsylvania's Attorney General said.
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