"Harvey Weinstein stands accused of rape and sexual abuse. "
"Convicted, he risks life imprisonment. "
"Now jumps stjärnadvokaten of that filmmogulens defender. "
"Stjärnadvokaten Benjamin Brafman leaves his role as defense attorney for filmmogulen Harvey Weinstein, who stands accused of rape and sexual abuse. "
"Brafman, who represented Weinstein, ever since the case took its beginning in november 2017, announces in an email that he will not comment on the reason, or reasons that he now leaves his position, writes Variety. "
"Even last week it went according to the news site Daily Beast rumors that Weinstein was looking additional defenders to strengthen up his team before the upcoming trial. "
"According to the news site denied Weinstein that he had given Brafman fired and meant that it was about strengthening the team. Do not replace any. "
"Harvey Weinstein face life imprisonment if convicted of the charges. "
"A rättegångsdatum is set to 6 may, but with the disintegration probability becomes the trial, now postponed. "
"the Next time Weinstein appear in court on 7 march. "
"Stjärnadvokaten Benjamin Brafman is a veteran who won many high-profile and heavyweight cases. "
"Who now takes over after him is not clear. "
"There are many who want to take over, but my personal opinion is that he can never get any better than Ben,” says his colleague and defence counsel, James Kousouros to the Variety. "
"He also argues that it is not uncommon to switch defenders halfway into a court proceedings. "
". ”Clients are lynninga,” he says. ”They love you on Tuesday, and they hate you on Thursday.”"
"Nearly 100 women have accused Harvey Weinstein of rape and sexual abuse."
"the Stories began to be told during the Metoo-the movement in the autumn of 2017, the fifth of October came to several women in a review made by the New York Times. The actors Rose McGowan and Ashley Judd were a few of them. Angelina Jolie, Gwyneth Paltrow and Rosanna Arquette also stated that they had been subjected to abuse."