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EntertainmentWeinstein lawyers try again to get sex assault case tossed

04:56  06 november  2018
04:56  06 november  2018 Source:   msn.com

Cosby lawyers ask court to void conviction, prison sentence

  Cosby lawyers ask court to void conviction, prison sentence Cosby lawyers ask court to void conviction, prison sentenceThe defence motion argued that trial Judge Steven O'Neill erred in declaring Cosby a sexually violent predator who must be imprisoned to protect the community. Lawyers called the sentence more punitive than necessary, given the standard two- to three-year guideline range for the crime and the fact Cosby is 81 and blind.

Harvey Weinstein is seeking to have sexual assault charges against him thrown out. And he says the DA didn't give the grand jury all the evidence.

Lawyers for Bill Cosby are trying again to have the comedian's sex assault case in Pennsylvania dismissed. 3, 2016, in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Common Pleas Judge Steven O'Neill refused to throw out the sexual assault case against Cosby, sweeping aside a former district attorney's claim

Weinstein lawyers try again to get sex assault case tossed © Provided by thecanadianpress.com FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2018 file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives to court in New York. Weinstein's lawyers are making a new attempt to get the New York sexual assault case against him dismissed. The former Hollywood producer's attorneys say in a court filing Monday, Nov. 5, his indictment was "irreparably tainted by police misconduct," among other problems. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

NEW YORK - Harvey Weinstein's lawyers are making a new attempt to get the New York sexual assault case against him dismissed.

The former Hollywood producer's attorneys say in a court filing Monday his indictment was "irreparably tainted by police misconduct," among other problems.

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PHILADELPHIA AP Lawyers for Bill Cosby are trying again to have the comedian's sex assault case in Pennsylvania dismissed.They say Cosby had an agreement with a former prosecutor that he would never be charged over the 2004 encounter with a Temple Univers.

CASE , CITING EMAILS Harvey Weinstein 's lawyers want a New York court to throw out sexual Another, days later, says "it would be great to see you again ." The Manhattan District Attorney's office hasn't Weinstein has pleaded not guilty to the rape charge and to sex charges involving two other

Weinstein's attorneys want a dismissal — or a hearing on what they call "the extent of the misconduct."

The Manhattan district attorney's office declined to comment. Police say the evidence against Weinstein "is compelling and strong."

Weinstein was originally charged with assaulting three women. A charge involving one woman was dismissed after prosecutors said a detective advised a witness to suppress doubts concerning whether that alleged encounter was consensual.

Then prosecutors said the same detective told another Weinstein accuser she could delete material from her cellphones before giving them to prosecutors. They say no information was deleted.

B.C. and Alberta truck driver arrested in historical sex assault case.
Police have arrested 46-year-old Kevin Alexander Roberts, a Prince George resident, for offences allegedly committed in Vancouver and Prince George. The victim, who is now an adult, reported the crimes to Vancouver police. Crown counsel has approved several charges against Roberts including sexual assault, sexual interference, sexual assault with a weapon, invitation to sexual touching, assault, and assault causing bodily harm. Roberts is a truck driver on routes throughout B.C. and Alberta. He has also worked as a school bus driver in the Prince George area, as a mover, and has a transient lifestyle.

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