Ashley Judd’s Defamation Suit Against Harvey Weinstein Sets 2020 Trial Start

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Ashley Judd’s Defamation Suit Against Harvey Weinstein Sets 2020 Trial Start
Having failed to get Ashley Judd’s defamation lawsuit against him tossed out of court, Harvey Weinstein now looks to have to face a jury of his peers in just over a year.

Anticipating more motions to try to end the matter that the Berlin Station actor first launched in late April against the disgraced producer, attorneys from both sides have already agreed to participate in court-orchestrated mediation next month. Yet, with a unspoken prediction that the sitdown will add up to little, a joint discovery plan submitted to Judge Philip S. Gutierrez to late last week penciled in a January 28, 2020 start date to a trial (read it here).

“We intend to move quickly to discovery and trial on behalf of Ms. Judd and look forward to proving Mr. Weinstein’s outrageous conduct,” Judd’s lead lawyer Theodore Boutrous of Gibson Dunn told Deadline today

Expecting that both Weinstein and
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