The sexual assault case towards Harvey Weinstein is to maneuver ahead after a US decide dismissed defence claims it’s “tainted”.
A decide denied a movement by the previous film mogul’s staff that the case had been “irreparably tainted” by allegations a police detective acted improperly in the course of the investigation.
Prosecutors say there’s loads of proof to take the case to trial and, after a quick dialogue with the legal professionals on the court docket in Manhattan, Choose James Burke agreed.
The subsequent listening to within the case is about for 7 March.
“We’re clearly disillusioned that the costs weren’t dismissed at the moment,” Weinstein’s lawyer, Ben Brafman, informed reporters as he left court docket.
Weinstein, 66, who denies all allegations of non-consensual intercourse, left with out commenting.
He could possibly be jailed for all times if convicted.