하비 와인스타인, 로스앤젤레스 송환 투쟁; lawyer says he's almost blind and missing teeth

월요일 가상 심리에서, 유죄 판결을 받은 성범죄자, 69, Erie 카운티 법원 판사 Kenneth Case와 그의 변호사 앞에 출두했습니다., 노먼 에프만, cited Weinstein’s increasing health issues as one reason why he can’t leave New York just yet.

Effman said Weinstein isalmost technically blind at this pointand also suffers from cardiac and back problems plus diabetes and he has two procedures scheduled.

Weinstein also has major dental issues and he’s scheduled forsome dental procedures to save his teethhe’s lost I think 4 이 지점에서,” said Effman.

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The defense is getting another three weeks to challenge the DA’s request for Weinstein to be extradited from NY state to Los Angeles.

In this image taken from video, Harvey Weinstein appears from prison during his virtual extradition hearing in Erie County Court before Judge Kenneth Case, 월요일, 4 월 12, 2021, in Buffalo, 뉴욕.

In this image taken from video, Harvey Weinstein appears from prison during his virtual extradition hearing in Erie County Court before Judge Kenneth Case, 월요일, 4 월 12, 2021, in Buffalo, 뉴욕. (New York Unified Court System via AP)

The defense will file a challenge to the adequacy of LA’s paperwork on April 20th, the people will have to respond by April 27th and the judge will then hear the arguments and rule at a virtual hearing on April 30th.

We’re not trying to avoid what is going to happen in California,” Effman said. “We believe there is not only a defense to these charges, but a very good defense to these charges.

Weinstein maintains his innocence and contends that any sexual activity was consensual.

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The disgraced movie mogul, who is already serving a 23-year sentence in New York for rape and sexual assault, 얼굴 11 counts in 캘리포니아, 포함 rape and sexual battery involving five incidents that allegedly took place between 2004 과 2013. 유죄 판결을 받은 경우, he faces up to 140 연령 behind bars.

Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison in New York after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault in February 2020.

Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison in New York after being found guilty of rape and sexual assault in February 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, 파일)

The producer is serving his time at the maximum-security Wende Correctional Facility near Buffalo, 뉴욕.

The LA case has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but the DA’s office does not want to wait any longer.

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Weinstein appealed his 2020 conviction earlier this month. His lawyers filed a 166-page appeal claiming Manhattan Supreme Court Justice James Burkewoefully neglectedto ensure a fair trial.

The appeal also claims that the judgeshouldn’t have permitted testimony from four women whose sexual allegations hadn’t resulted in criminal charges.

Weinstein’s legal team said the testimonymerely depicted Weinstein as loathsomeand didn’t have anything to do with the charges he was facing.

The team also called Weinstein’s sentencing unfair anda death sentence.

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