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Weinstein, But Not His Film Cos., To Face Sex Trafficking Case

Law360 (April 18, 2019, 7:35 PM EDT) -- Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein will face a trafficking charge brought by women who say he coerced them into having sex with him, a Manhattan federal judge said Thursday in a ruling that dismissed his former film companies from the suit.

U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein indicated at a hearing in March that he, like two other judges in his district, would not dismiss claims brought under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act over the disgraced movie mogul's alleged history of sexually preying on women in the film industry.

His ruling Thursday dismisses every other claim in the proposed class action —...

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December 6, 2017

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