"After being unfairly denied access to critical information about this case that was needed to defend him before the Grand Jury, Mr.
Weinstein’s attorneys decided that there was not sufficient time to properly prepare Mr. "The identities of the accusers and the specific charges were provided to Mr.
Back then, Vance's office decided there wasn't enough evidence to press charges against Weinstein after an Italian model accused him of groping her, despite an audio tape of him seeming to acknowledge her accusations.
With the grand jury investigation continuing, further charges involving other accusers could be forthcoming.
Weinstein shared a 10-year consensual sexual relationship that continued for years after the alleged incident in 2013," Brafman's statement Wednesday said.
Although Weinstein's personal testimony before the grand jury could be "compelling," Brafman's statement said "an indictment was inevitable due to the unfair political pressure being placed on Vance to secure a conviction of Mr.
Still, he said Weinstein expects to be exonerated if the case goes to trial.
"You can only imagine what your state of mind would be if you were accused of a very serious crime that you maintain you didn't commit," he said Tuesday."The defendant’s recent assault on the integrity of the survivors and the legal process is predictable," his statement said."We are confident that when the jury hears the evidence, it will reject these attacks out of hand." He added that the grand jury investigation of Weinstein "remains active and ongoing," and he appealed for additional accusers of the disgraced movie mogul to come forward if they have relevant information.Weinstein." Vance has been criticized by New York police detectives, by New York Gov.Andrew Cuomo and by the New York state attorney general's office in connection with accusations against Weinstein, both current and dating to 2015.Harvey Weinstein was indicted on rape and criminal sex-act charges by a New York grand jury, prosecutors announced Wednesday.