New York (dpa) - In the trial against former film mogul Harvey Weinstein for rape, the closing arguments start today. The defense starts first, on Friday it is the turn of the indictment. From Tuesday next week, the twelve jurors will then withdraw to consultations to decide on Weinstein's guilt or innocence. The trial is essentially about two cases from 2006 and 2013. If convicted, Weinstein faces life imprisonment. The global MeToo movement started in 2017 with allegations by dozens of women against the film producer.
Processes: Final arguments in the Weinstein process start with defense
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