Harvey Weinstein trial lawyer attacks accuser credibility in closing arguments

Published on Feb 13, 2020

Harvey Weinstein trial lawyer attacks accuser credibility in closing arguments

Prosecutors to deliver closing arguments on Friday.

Harvey Weinstein’s top defence attorney attempted to dismantle the credibility of the former Hollywood mogul’s accusers in closing arguments on Thursday (13).

Donna Rotunno told a Manhattan jury that prosecutors used former aspiring actress Jessica Mann to get at Weinstein – at one point in Mann’s testimony earlier in the trial the judge suspended the hearing for the day after she broke down uncontrollably.

Rotunno referenced friendly emails from Mann to Weinstein that she said discredited the notion Weinstein behaved as he accuser claimed. Mann testified that Weinstein raped her at the

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