Harvey Weinstein trial should be public, news organizations argue

Defense and prosecution seek to hearing behind closed doorsMedia to tell judge ‘there is no rational basis’ for secrecy

News organizations are fighting to open Harvey Weinstein’s next court appearance to the public, after both prosecutors and defense attorneys asked for it to be held behind closed doors.

At a hearing set for Friday, ahead of the disgraced movie mogul’s trial in New York on rape and sexual assault charges, the sides will argue over whether some of the many women who have accused Weinstein of sexual assault – besides the ones involved in the criminal charges – will be allowed to testify at his June trial.
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