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July 30, 2020: MEDIA ADVISORY: Update on Harvey Weinstein Extradition

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In continuing the extradition process, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey filed a Request for Temporary Custody on July 20 for defendant Harvey Weinstein’s return to Los Angeles County to face criminal prosecution. New York officials are expected to set a hearing date to consider the request.

Weinstein is charged in case BA483663 with one felony count each of forcible rape, forcible oral copulation, sexual penetration by use of force, sexual battery by restraint and sexual battery.