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Weinstein suit may be turning point, experts say: 'They'll bring him down’

New York’s civil rights case hinges on unique legal strategy and could have big financial consequences for movie mogulAfter a model recorded Harvey Weinstein appearing to admit to sexual assault, prosecutors declined to press charges. When his employees filed complaints about “serious misconduct”, they were allegedly pushed out of the company and forced into silence with settlement agreements.The criminal justice system and his human resources department allowed Weinstein to maintain his powerful Hollywood career for years, and despite dozens of allegations of sexual harassment and assault, he has continued to...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Tuesday, 13 February