Harvey Weinstein was permitted to appeal his rape conviction by the court.

The New York State Court of Appeals has given former Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein permission to appeal his rape conviction.

The 70-year-old was convicted guilty of rape in 2020 and given a 23-year prison term.

Weinstein argued that his relationships with the women were mutual and has now been granted permission to appeal the decision due to allegations that witnesses were permitted to testify about alleged abuse that was not related to the allegations against Weinstein.

In addition, according to Weinstein’s legal team, one juror failed to mention that they had previously published a book on sexual predators, which should have disqualified them from serving.

Following the New York State of Appeals Chief Judge Janet DiFiore’s decision on Wednesday, the entire court will hear oral arguments in 2019. This was confirmed by a court source to NBC News.

In the event of a retrial, Weinstein might be released on bond until the outcome of the court’s decision on his conviction.

Harvey’s lawyer, Arthur Aidala, told Page Six that he “lives to fight another day.”
Weinstein continued in a later statement provided by his counsel: “I am innocent of these claims, and I am so appreciative to my attorneys for working hard and smart on this.” I’ll eventually be able to prove my innocence thanks to their diligence.

“I welcome this opportunity to have my case considered by the New York Court of Appeals.”

While waiting for his trial on 11 counts of rape and sexual assault, Weinstein has spent the majority of the last two years in an upstate New York prison. He is currently being held in a Los Angeles jail.

The verdict, according to Aidala, “acknowledged the particular legal challenges in this case,” and they were thankful for it.

We are hopeful that the entire court will decide that Mr. Weinstein did not get a fair trial and overturn his conviction, he continued.

Another problem, according to Aidala, is that “one juror lied about having published a book about sexual predators during jury selection.”

According to him, the question is not whether Weinstein is guilty or innocent but rather whether he had a fair trial or not.

It concerns whether the trial judge upheld the law. In late spring or early summer of 2023, we’d like to hear something.

Aidala claimed that Weinstein, who is currently incarcerated at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles, was pleased to learn of the verdict.

He was feeling relieved, and he is confident that the judges will rule that he was not given a fair trial.

As he does today, “he has consistently maintained his innocence.”

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