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Harvey Weinstein trial - guilty verdict

Discussion in 'Personal' started by coffeekid, Feb 24, 2020.

  1. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

  2. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    Sorry - maybe should've posted on the HW thread. I forgot there was one.
  3. mothorchid

    mothorchid Star commenter

    Good. Let's hope he is given the 25 years which seems to be the potential sentence.
    emerald52, bombaysapphire and WB like this.
  4. Corvuscorax

    Corvuscorax Star commenter

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  5. WB

    WB Occasional commenter

    His pathetic "being disabled" act failed then.

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  6. florian gassmann

    florian gassmann Star commenter

    I thought it was decided ages ago that he is guilty?
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  7. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    Five days to reach a unanimous verdict on the lesser charges shows it was not so clear cut to the jury,
    Kandahar likes this.
  8. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    But lets hope he's locked up for a very long time regardless.
  9. Morninglover

    Morninglover Lead commenter

    He's got more charges to face (in LA) first.
  10. nomad

    nomad Star commenter

    Not particularly, although I am sure it will make some people happy.

    I do like to see criminals atone for their crimes, but how the BBC sees this news as being more important than the impending pandemic is beyond me!

    Edit. Channel 4 News too!
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2020
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  11. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    In America powerful people like Weinstein invariably get away with their crimes.

    It's nice to see that in this instance he hasn't got away with all of them.
    Jamvic, WB, Bedlam3 and 3 others like this.
  12. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

  13. Aquamarina1234

    Aquamarina1234 Star commenter

    I shall Google the degrees of rape but really... degrees? She (or indeed he) "slightly" asked for it? Didn't fight hard enough? (shades of Josey Wales)...
    nomad likes this.
  14. coffeekid

    coffeekid Star commenter

    Except, not just America, Here in this country too. And elsewhere.
  15. peakster

    peakster Star commenter

    Anyway....he'll be out of circulation for a while.
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  16. Bedlam3

    Bedlam3 Star commenter

    I was perturbed by this too.
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  17. Jamvic

    Jamvic Star commenter

    That leaves just one more of Andy’s abuser pals who needs to face some long overdue justice.

    71550628-7D7E-445A-8250-CF1BA4EFD28B.jpeg Photo taken at Princess Beatrice’s 18th birthday party at Windsor.
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  18. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    How do you mean? Juries are corrupt?
    Any examples?
  19. Scintillant

    Scintillant Star commenter

    I'd go for thick rather than corrupt.
  20. LondonCanary

    LondonCanary Star commenter

    It's a formalisation of aggrevating/mitigating circumstances that are used when sentencing in the UK.

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