Manhattan DA's Weinstein Probe To Get Unheard-Of Review

Law360 (March 19, 2018, 11:23 PM EDT) -- Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. will face a review into how his office handled a sexual assault complaint against former media mogul Harvey Weinstein after a report suggested prosecutors on the case sought to discredit an alleged victim, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Monday.

Cuomo directed Attorney General Eric Schneiderman to review how the DA handled model Ambra Battilana Gutierrez’s 2015 sexual assault complaint against Weinstein. Vance’s office came under fire for not charging Weinstein when detailed reports of Gutierrez’s encounter with Weinstein...
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