Attorney Ronald Sullivan, one of the lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein, arrives for a pretrial hearing related to Weinstein's upcoming trial on charges of rape and sexual assault. Photo: EPA-EFE

Harvard will not renew Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer Ronald Sullivan as student house dean

  • Some students and faculty members had faulted Sullivan’s decision to represent Weinstein and his response to students’ concerns
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Attorney Ronald Sullivan, one of the lawyers representing Harvey Weinstein, arrives for a pretrial hearing related to Weinstein's upcoming trial on charges of rape and sexual assault. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Harvey Weinstein leaves the State Supreme Court in New York for a lunch break on Friday. Photo: AP

‘Highly inflammatory material’: Harvey Weinstein sex assault pretrial hearing held in secret to ‘avoid tainting jury pool’

  • Both prosecution and defence asked for closed-door hearing because it focuses on bid to have jurors hear from many women who say movie mogul violated them
  • Judge rejects news organisations’ arguments for keeping courtroom open, saying coverage would only stir negative public sentiment towards Weinstein
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Harvey Weinstein leaves the State Supreme Court in New York for a lunch break on Friday. Photo: AP
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