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Weinstein Name-Checks Celeb Supporters In Dismissal Bid

Law360 (February 21, 2018, 10:56 PM EST) -- Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein asked a New York federal judge Tuesday to cut him from a suit brought by actresses who say he sexually assaulted them, arguing the proposed class includes every woman he’s ever met, even big-name stars like Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lawrence, who have publicly defended him.

Weinstein argued in Tuesday’s motion to dismiss that the class would span different states with varying statutes of limitations, and that it isn’t guided by common questions. He said it would be impossible to determine on...
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