The Harvey Weinstein judge has barred media from hearing arguments about whether other allegations can be heard at trial

Harvey Weinstein enters State Supreme Court on Friday in New York City for a pretrial hearing.

New York (CNN)A New York Supreme Court judge banned reporters and the general public from portions of Friday's pretrial hearing in the sexual assault case against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein.

Judge James Burke on Friday morning granted requests by both defense and prosecuting attorneys to close major portions of the day