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"The Straits Times" featured Pace Haub Law School professor Bennett Gershman in "Judge refuses to dismiss sex assault charges against Harvey Weinstein"

12/21/2018

"The Straits Times" featured Pace Haub Law School professor Bennett Gershman in "Judge refuses to dismiss sex assault charges against Harvey Weinstein"

...Bennett Gershman, who teaches law at Pace University, said he believes prosecutors have a solid case with the two remaining accusers, no matter what they may have said to Weinstein after the alleged assaults.

"These women saying nice things to Weinstein - would that surprise anybody? You have a hugely powerful man... who literally controlled their reputation and their careers," Gershman said.

"Did they consent or did they consent involuntarily?" he asked. "If these women testify strongly on the witness stand, Weinstein will lose."

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