Benjamin Brafman, criminal defense lawyer of many Celebrities, will leave the Team to Harvey Weinstein. He withdraw from the case, said Brafman, the “New York Post. The “New York Times” reported, Brafman will inform the court on Thursday. Weinstein is accused of, among other things, for the rape.
Brafman is one of the most famous lawyers in the United States. He defended the head of the IMF Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the pimping has been accused of. Brafman reached in 2015, a verdict of acquittal for the politicians. The 70-year-old lawyer has also represented Rapper Jay-Z, and music producer Sean “Diddy” Combs.
According to “New York Times” has to do Brafmans decision with the plans of Tartar, increase the size of his defense team. Brafmans step could be a setback for cream of Tartar: The criminal defense lawyer reached last October that the public Prosecutor’s office because of Doubts as to the credibility of an applicant was one of six charges fall. In December, however, he failed with a request to discontinue criminal prosecution against the cream of Tartar completely.
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In may 2018 Weinstein in New York, had been convicted of rape and forced oral sex accused. The indictment was expanded in July 2018. The alleged victims are three women, it comes to allegations from the years 2004, 2006 and 2013.
dozens of women accusing the former film producer of sexual Assault. The charges range from harassment to rape. Among the alleged Victims are film stars such as Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek and Ashley Judd.
The 66-year-old Weinstein rejects the allegations and says that the sexual contacts to women had always been by consensus. The case had triggered a worldwide campaign against sexual harassment. Under the Hashtag #MeToo many women made their experiences public.