Harvey Weinstein lawyers seek to dismiss sexual assault charges

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Film producer’s lawyers say grand jury should have been told about emails from one of Weinstein’s three accusers

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyers want a court to throw out sexual assault charges against him, citing reasons on Friday including friendly emails from a woman who accused him of rape.

Lawyers for the former movie titan-turned-#MeToo villain filed notice they’ll seek dismissal of the case. Among other arguments, they say the grand jury that indicted Weinstein should have been told about emails from one of his three accusers in the case.

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