Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years For Rape, Assault

Law360, New York (March 11, 2020, 11:08 AM EDT) -- Disgraced Hollywood powerbroker Harvey Weinstein was sentenced by a New York state judge Wednesday to 23 years in prison, receiving a sentence significantly above the five-year mandatory minimum his defense team had requested.

Harvey Weinstein, shown entering a Manhattan courthouse Feb. 24, was sentenced to 23 years in prison Wednesday, after he was found guilty of criminal sexual act and third-degree rape last month. (Getty) In a packed Manhattan courtroom, New York Supreme Court Justice James Burke sentenced Weinstein to 20 years for first-degree criminal sexual act to be served consecutively with three years for third-degree rape, followed by five years...

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