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Key moments from Harvey Weinstein's rape trial

Here are key moments from the rape and sexual assault trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who was convicted of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi and raping onetime aspiring actress Jessica Mann.

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Here are key moments from the rape and sexual assault trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who was convicted of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi and raping onetime aspiring actress Jessica Mann. REUTERS/Carlo...more

Here are key moments from the rape and sexual assault trial of former movie producer Harvey Weinstein, who was convicted of sexually assaulting former production assistant Mimi Haleyi and raping onetime aspiring actress Jessica Mann. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE: Images of Weinstein's feeble entrances (seen here January 21) into court rocketed around social media: a disheveled man slouched over a walker, trailed by his lead defense lawyer, a woman.

"I think he's taken some good acting tips," quipped Rose McGowan, an actress who has accused Weinstein of rape. She is one of more than 80 women since 2017 to accuse the former producer of sexual misconduct.

Weinstein, who made his mark with critically acclaimed films such as "Shakespeare in Love," has denied the allegations and said any sexual encounters were consensual.

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OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE: Images of Weinstein's feeble entrances (seen here January 21) into court rocketed around social media: a disheveled man slouched over a walker, trailed by his lead defense lawyer, a woman. "I think he's taken some good acting...more

OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE: Images of Weinstein's feeble entrances (seen here January 21) into court rocketed around social media: a disheveled man slouched over a walker, trailed by his lead defense lawyer, a woman. "I think he's taken some good acting tips," quipped Rose McGowan, an actress who has accused Weinstein of rape. She is one of more than 80 women since 2017 to accuse the former producer of sexual misconduct. Weinstein, who made his mark with critically acclaimed films such as "Shakespeare in Love," has denied the allegations and said any sexual encounters were consensual. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE: The trial, which began on Jan. 6, is a watershed moment for the #MeToo movement, in which women have accused powerful men of misconduct. Rose McGowan (pictured January 6) staged a protest outside the court, along with actress Rosanna Arquette and other Weinstein accusers, demanding accountability.

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OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE: The trial, which began on Jan. 6, is a watershed moment for the #MeToo movement, in which women have accused powerful men of misconduct. Rose McGowan (pictured January 6) staged a protest outside the court, along with actress...more

OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE: The trial, which began on Jan. 6, is a watershed moment for the #MeToo movement, in which women have accused powerful men of misconduct. Rose McGowan (pictured January 6) staged a protest outside the court, along with actress Rosanna Arquette and other Weinstein accusers, demanding accountability. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE: "As we stand here at the beginning of a new year and a new decade, time's up on sexual harassment in all workplaces," said Rosanna Arquette (pictured January 6), referencing the #TimesUp movement that opposes sexual harassment, misconduct and discrimination.

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OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE: "As we stand here at the beginning of a new year and a new decade, time's up on sexual harassment in all workplaces," said Rosanna Arquette (pictured January 6), referencing the #TimesUp movement that opposes sexual...more

OUTSIDE THE COURTHOUSE: "As we stand here at the beginning of a new year and a new decade, time's up on sexual harassment in all workplaces," said Rosanna Arquette (pictured January 6), referencing the #TimesUp movement that opposes sexual harassment, misconduct and discrimination. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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THE ACCUSERS: Mimi Haleyi, a former production assistant, cried as she testified that she accepted an invitation to Weinstein's Manhattan home in 2006. Haleyi (pictured January 27) said Weinstein lunged at her, backed her into a bedroom and forcibly performed oral sex on her, yanking out her tampon.

Under questioning from Weinstein's attorneys, Haleyi acknowledged that she accepted trips to Los Angeles and London from Weinstein after the attack, in part because she needed work, and signed messages to him with "lots of love."

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THE ACCUSERS: Mimi Haleyi, a former production assistant, cried as she testified that she accepted an invitation to Weinstein's Manhattan home in 2006. Haleyi (pictured January 27) said Weinstein lunged at her, backed her into a bedroom and forcibly...more

THE ACCUSERS: Mimi Haleyi, a former production assistant, cried as she testified that she accepted an invitation to Weinstein's Manhattan home in 2006. Haleyi (pictured January 27) said Weinstein lunged at her, backed her into a bedroom and forcibly performed oral sex on her, yanking out her tampon. Under questioning from Weinstein's attorneys, Haleyi acknowledged that she accepted trips to Los Angeles and London from Weinstein after the attack, in part because she needed work, and signed messages to him with "lots of love." REUTERS/Gabriela Bhaskar
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THE ACCUSERS: The other accuser, Jessica Mann (pictured February 3), described Weinstein as a "Jekyll and Hyde:" Charming in public but often showing terrifying anger when they were alone.

Mann said that soon after meeting Weinstein she entered into an extremely degrading relationship with him that never included intercourse until, she alleged, he raped her in 2013.

Weinstein's defense team repeatedly suggested that Mann willingly had sex with Weinstein to advance her career. On cross-examination, Mann was shown an email she wrote in 2014 in which she described Weinstein as a "pseudo father."

Under prosecution questioning, Mann described Weinstein's genitals as "deformed."

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THE ACCUSERS: The other accuser, Jessica Mann (pictured February 3), described Weinstein as a "Jekyll and Hyde:" Charming in public but often showing terrifying anger when they were alone. Mann said that soon after meeting Weinstein she entered into...more

THE ACCUSERS: The other accuser, Jessica Mann (pictured February 3), described Weinstein as a "Jekyll and Hyde:" Charming in public but often showing terrifying anger when they were alone. Mann said that soon after meeting Weinstein she entered into an extremely degrading relationship with him that never included intercourse until, she alleged, he raped her in 2013. Weinstein's defense team repeatedly suggested that Mann willingly had sex with Weinstein to advance her career. On cross-examination, Mann was shown an email she wrote in 2014 in which she described Weinstein as a "pseudo father." Under prosecution questioning, Mann described Weinstein's genitals as "deformed." REUTERS/Stephen Yang
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OTHER WITNESSES: Prosecutors were allowed to introduce evidence of alleged attacks on other women, even though the incidents did not result in charges against Weinstein.

"Sopranos" actress Annabella Sciorra (pictured January 23) testified that Weinstein pinned her hands behind her head and violently raped her more than 25 years ago.

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OTHER WITNESSES: Prosecutors were allowed to introduce evidence of alleged attacks on other women, even though the incidents did not result in charges against Weinstein. "Sopranos" actress Annabella Sciorra (pictured January 23) testified that...more

OTHER WITNESSES: Prosecutors were allowed to introduce evidence of alleged attacks on other women, even though the incidents did not result in charges against Weinstein. "Sopranos" actress Annabella Sciorra (pictured January 23) testified that Weinstein pinned her hands behind her head and violently raped her more than 25 years ago. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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OTHER WITNESSES: Costume designer Dawn Dunning (seen January 29) said Weinstein groped her in 2004 and offered her movie roles in exchange for three-way sex with him and his assistant, which she refused. "This is how this industry works," she said he told her.

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OTHER WITNESSES: Costume designer Dawn Dunning (seen January 29) said Weinstein groped her in 2004 and offered her movie roles in exchange for three-way sex with him and his assistant, which she refused. "This is how this industry works," she said he...more

OTHER WITNESSES: Costume designer Dawn Dunning (seen January 29) said Weinstein groped her in 2004 and offered her movie roles in exchange for three-way sex with him and his assistant, which she refused. "This is how this industry works," she said he told her. REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg
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OTHER WITNESSES: Tarale Wulff (seen January 29) testified she was a waitress when Weinstein invited her to read for a movie role. She was instructed to go to his home, where he pushed her onto a bed. She said Weinstein told her not to worry because he had a vasectomy, then raped her.

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OTHER WITNESSES: Tarale Wulff (seen January 29) testified she was a waitress when Weinstein invited her to read for a movie role. She was instructed to go to his home, where he pushed her onto a bed. She said Weinstein told her not to worry because...more

OTHER WITNESSES: Tarale Wulff (seen January 29) testified she was a waitress when Weinstein invited her to read for a movie role. She was instructed to go to his home, where he pushed her onto a bed. She said Weinstein told her not to worry because he had a vasectomy, then raped her. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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OTHER WITNESSES: Lauren Young (seen February 5) testified that the film producer trapped her in a hotel bathroom in 2013, masturbated in front of her while groping her breasts, and told her: "This is what all the actresses do to make it."

She is one of two accusers in a separate sexual assault case against Weinstein in Los Angeles.

Young was also questioned about the appearance of Weinstein's body. She said of his penis: "It looked like it had been cut and sewn back on."

Later, the jury was shown photos of Weinstein naked. The defense said in an email that the photos were introduced to "shame" him.

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OTHER WITNESSES: Lauren Young (seen February 5) testified that the film producer trapped her in a hotel bathroom in 2013, masturbated in front of her while groping her breasts, and told her: "This is what all the actresses do to make it." She is one...more

OTHER WITNESSES: Lauren Young (seen February 5) testified that the film producer trapped her in a hotel bathroom in 2013, masturbated in front of her while groping her breasts, and told her: "This is what all the actresses do to make it." She is one of two accusers in a separate sexual assault case against Weinstein in Los Angeles. Young was also questioned about the appearance of Weinstein's body. She said of his penis: "It looked like it had been cut and sewn back on." Later, the jury was shown photos of Weinstein naked. The defense said in an email that the photos were introduced to "shame" him. REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg
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OTHER WITNESSES: During closing arguments, prosecutors said Weinstein had abused his power and counted on his victims never coming forward.

"The defendant not only ran roughshod over the dignity and the very lives of these witnesses, but he also underestimated them," said Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi (seen February 14).

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OTHER WITNESSES: During closing arguments, prosecutors said Weinstein had abused his power and counted on his victims never coming forward. "The defendant not only ran roughshod over the dignity and the very lives of these witnesses, but he also...more

OTHER WITNESSES: During closing arguments, prosecutors said Weinstein had abused his power and counted on his victims never coming forward. "The defendant not only ran roughshod over the dignity and the very lives of these witnesses, but he also underestimated them," said Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi (seen February 14). REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg
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DEFENSE WITNESSES: Writer Paul Feldsher (seen February 6) testified for the defense that Sciorra told him she had "done this crazy thing with Harvey," and that he understood her to mean that she had "fooled around with him." Feldsher said that he had no indication it was a negative experience.

On cross-examination, he acknowledged sending Weinstein text messages disparaging Sciorra in harsh language, calling her "full of s--t" and "an a--hole."

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DEFENSE WITNESSES: Writer Paul Feldsher (seen February 6) testified for the defense that Sciorra told him she had "done this crazy thing with Harvey," and that he understood her to mean that she had "fooled around with him." Feldsher said that he had...more

DEFENSE WITNESSES: Writer Paul Feldsher (seen February 6) testified for the defense that Sciorra told him she had "done this crazy thing with Harvey," and that he understood her to mean that she had "fooled around with him." Feldsher said that he had no indication it was a negative experience. On cross-examination, he acknowledged sending Weinstein text messages disparaging Sciorra in harsh language, calling her "full of s--t" and "an a--hole." REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg
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DEFENSE WITNESSES: Elizabeth Loftus (seen February 7), a professor at the University of California, Irvine, told jurors that people's memories can become distorted after the fact and testified that strong emotions around a memory were no guarantee of its accuracy.

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DEFENSE WITNESSES: Elizabeth Loftus (seen February 7), a professor at the University of California, Irvine, told jurors that people's memories can become distorted after the fact and testified that strong emotions around a memory were no guarantee of...more

DEFENSE WITNESSES: Elizabeth Loftus (seen February 7), a professor at the University of California, Irvine, told jurors that people's memories can become distorted after the fact and testified that strong emotions around a memory were no guarantee of its accuracy. REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg
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DEFENSE WITNESSES: Actress Talita Maia (seen February 10), a former friend of Mann, and Thomas Richards, Mann's former agent, testified that Mann showed no signs of distress hours after she was allegedly raped.

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DEFENSE WITNESSES: Actress Talita Maia (seen February 10), a former friend of Mann, and Thomas Richards, Mann's former agent, testified that Mann showed no signs of distress hours after she was allegedly raped. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon

DEFENSE WITNESSES: Actress Talita Maia (seen February 10), a former friend of Mann, and Thomas Richards, Mann's former agent, testified that Mann showed no signs of distress hours after she was allegedly raped. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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DEFENSE WITNESSES: During closing arguments Weinstein's lead attorney, Donna Rotunno (seen February 13), urged jurors to put aside their emotions and told them they were the "last line of defense" against an "overzealous" media and prosecution.

Weinstein never took the stand, although he told reporters outside court that he had wanted to. His lawyers said the prosecution case was so weak that they did not need his testimony.

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DEFENSE WITNESSES: During closing arguments Weinstein's lead attorney, Donna Rotunno (seen February 13), urged jurors to put aside their emotions and told them they were the "last line of defense" against an "overzealous" media and...more

DEFENSE WITNESSES: During closing arguments Weinstein's lead attorney, Donna Rotunno (seen February 13), urged jurors to put aside their emotions and told them they were the "last line of defense" against an "overzealous" media and prosecution. Weinstein never took the stand, although he told reporters outside court that he had wanted to. His lawyers said the prosecution case was so weak that they did not need his testimony. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon
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THE VERDICT: On Monday, Weinstein (pictured February 24) was convicted of sexual assault and third-degree rape. He faces up to 25 years in prison, a victory for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to go public with misconduct allegations against powerful men. The jury acquitted Weinstein on two counts of predatory sexual assault, which carried a potential life sentence, and first-degree rape.

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THE VERDICT: On Monday, Weinstein (pictured February 24) was convicted of sexual assault and third-degree rape. He faces up to 25 years in prison, a victory for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to go public with misconduct allegations against...more

THE VERDICT: On Monday, Weinstein (pictured February 24) was convicted of sexual assault and third-degree rape. He faces up to 25 years in prison, a victory for the #MeToo movement that inspired women to go public with misconduct allegations against powerful men. The jury acquitted Weinstein on two counts of predatory sexual assault, which carried a potential life sentence, and first-degree rape. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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