“It is my hope that today’s convictions serve as a warning – regardless of whether the perpetrator is an inmate or an officer, illegal behavior in Manhattan’s jails will not be tolerated.”
Parole should combine support with supervision, aiding people with housing, employment, training and counseling to drive down failure and help people succeed. That’s the fairest and best way to promote public safety.
Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years on sex crime convictions in New York on Wednesday, following a landmark trial that spotlighted Hollywood power dynamics, predatory sexual violence and complex questions about the nature of consent and coercion.
Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday in a New York courtroom to 23 years in prison, the culmination of a case that fueled the global #MeToo movement and encouraged women to speak out against sexual abuse.
“We thank the court for imposing a sentence that puts sexual predators and abusive partners in all segments of society on notice,” said District Attorney Vance.