Judge Philip Gutierrez believes that California's state laws do not include Judd's professional relationship as an actor with the producer. He added, however, that the court has not taken a position on the issue of sexual harassment and that Judd can still sue Weinstein for libel in a civil court of law.
to have ruined her career for she did not want to have sex. According to Judd saw the producer that she lost a role in ”the Lord of the rings” in 1998 through to smear her. She must have denied him sex about a year earlier, in a hotel room where he met her under the pretenses that he would discuss business.
the Weinsteins spokesperson said in a statement that he neither blackened down Judd or folded in her career.
Weinstein is also charged with several sex crimes, including rape of first and third degree, at two women in a case that will be taken up in New York in may. The indictment is not affected by Thursday's ruling.
in October 2017, accused Weinstein of sexual harassment. The charges against Weinstein, where over 70 women accused him of sexual abuse over several decades, this was the start of metoo-the movement.