Dec 20, 2018 - Economy

Harvey Weinstein's sexual assault case will move forward

Harvey weinstein with his attorney

Harvey Weinstein arrives at court hearing Thursday. Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

A New York City judge ruled that a criminal prosecution on several charges of sexual assault against former Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein will move forward, the Los Angeles Times reports.

What's new: Weinstein appeared in court Thursday to have his charges exonerated, but prosecutors said there's ample evidence to bring his case to trial. Defense attorney Ben Brafman said Weinstein is "obviously disappointed" the charges were not dismissed. The next hearing is scheduled for March 7.

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