Harvey Weinstein's Lawyers Say He Is Likely To Die In Prison

Written by on October 18, 2020

Harvey Weinstein’s legal professionals say he’s bodily and mentally weak and he’s more likely to die in jail if he isn’t freed on bail. The disgraced film mogul is making an attempt to attraction his Manhattan rape conviction.

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“[Weinstein’s] bodily and psychological situation has so deteriorated, I don’t suppose it’s an overstatement to say that if he isn’t launched as a part of this utility, his probabilities of surviving in jail are moderately low,” his lawyer, Barry Kamins, instructed Decide Angela Mazzarelli throughout a digital listening to.

Kamins says Weinstein is affected by diabetic retinopathy, coronary artery illness, and spinal stenosis. He’s additionally in a wheelchair.

“The defendant is sort of blind, and he’s not ambulatory, and he’s on 20 medicines,” stated Kamins.

Weinstein is at present serving a 23-year sentence at Wende Correctional Facility. His legal professionals have utilized for a $2 million bail. Even when he’s authorized for the $2 million bail, he must be authorized for one more $5 million bail for his separate case in Los Angeles.

“He isn’t a person of any means at this level,” Kamins continued. “He has no cash.” His lawyer prompt that his pals can pay the bail payment.

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