Harvey Weinstein found guilty

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3:10 p.m. ET, February 24, 2020

Harvey Weinstein booked at Rikers

From CNN’s Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio

Harvey Weinstein has been incarcerated at New York's Rikers Island jail. He has been assigned a New York state ID: 06581138Z.

He is listed as 5’11” and 210 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

The New York City Department of Corrections does not list any particular facility though Weinstein’s team has asked for the North Infirmary Unit (NIU) at Rikers Island, per his lawyers’ statement.

2:32 p.m. ET, February 24, 2020

What it's like outside the New York courthouse after the Weinstein verdict

Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman. A New York jury acquitted the Weinstein on the more serious charge of predatory sexual assault.

CNN’s Jean Casarez is outside the courthouse now:

2:29 p.m. ET, February 24, 2020

Weinstein's lawyers want him in a special unit while in jail

From CNN's Chloe Melas 

Weinstein's defense team said in a statement that "issues" in the trial "will be addressed to a higher court" when they file their client's appeal

Weinstein’s lawyers Donna Rotunno and Damon Cheronis also said they are working to have Weinstein brought to a special unit at Rikers' Island jail in New York.

"We are working on assuring that Mr. Weinstein is brought to Rikers' Island's North infirmary unit (NIU) at the Anna M Kross Center complex or in protective custody so that he can get the best medical supervision and care possible." 
1:28 p.m. ET, February 24, 2020

Weinstein attorney: "We'll absolutely be appealing"

Donna Rotunno, lead defense attorney for Harvey Weinstein, leaves the Manhattan Criminal Court, on February 24, 2020 in New York City.
Donna Rotunno, lead defense attorney for Harvey Weinstein, leaves the Manhattan Criminal Court, on February 24, 2020 in New York City. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

Lead defense attorney Donna Rotunno said they're "disappointed" in the verdict and will be filing an appeal.

"We'll absolutely be appealing," Rotunno said. "The fight is not over."

On Weinstein being remanded to custody, Rotunno said, "We don't feel good about that at all."

She added that Weinstein is "unbelievably strong."

Rotunno said that she will talk more about the trial after the appeals process is over.

1:22 p.m. ET, February 24, 2020

Victim's attorney and Weinstein defense lawyer just had a tense exchange outside the court

Gloria Allred, who represents Weinstein accuser Miriam Haley, speaks at the Manhattan Criminal Court on February 24, 2020 in New York City.
Gloria Allred, who represents Weinstein accuser Miriam Haley, speaks at the Manhattan Criminal Court on February 24, 2020 in New York City. Angela Weiss/AFP/Getty Images

Attorney Gloria Allred, who represents Weinstein accuser Miriam Haley, just spoke to one of Weinstein’s attorneys, Arthur Aidala, in front of reporters.

Allred said “you’re not going to silence me again” loud enough for the cameras to hear.

Aidala, who was standing with lead defense attorney Donna Rotunno, then said “alright, so then you guys aren’t going to hear from us,” and walked off.

Weinstein was convicted of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree against Haley.

Allred called today a “legal reckoning” adding that the women sacrificed their right to privacy in the interest of justice, and told the truth under oath despite the “unfair” attacks on their credibility by the defense lawyers.

“It's no longer business as usual in the United States. This is the age of empowerment of women. And you cannot intimidate them anymore," Allred said. "Women will not be silenced."

“This justice has been a long time coming but we're finally here and this is not the end,” she added, referencing the case against Weinstein in Los Angeles – which she said she believes will move forward following Weinstein’s sentencing.

1:08 p.m. ET, February 24, 2020

Weinstein faces more charges in Los Angeles

Harvey Weinstein faces additional criminal charges in Los Angeles.

In that case, he is accused of raping one woman and sexually assaulting another in separate incidents over a two-day period in 2013.

Read more here.

1:13 p.m. ET, February 24, 2020

Other Weinstein accusers thank those who testified: "You did a public service to girls and women everywhere"

From CNN’s Lisa France

Some of the women who have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct are reacting to his verdict.

The disgraced film producer was found guilty of committing a criminal sex act in the first degree involving one woman and rape in the third degree involving another woman.

A New York jury acquitted Weinstein on the more serious charges of predatory sexual assault involving the two women, Miriam Haley and Jessica Mann.

Ashey Judd, who accused Weinstein of sexual harassment, credited the women at the center of the New York case.

"For the women who testified in this case, and walked through traumatic hell, you did a public service to girls and women everywhere, thank you," Judd tweeted.

Rosanna Arquette — another of the more than 80 women who have accused Weinstein of sexual misconduct ranging from harassment to rape — also expressed her gratitude to women who testified.

"Gratitude to the brave women who've testified and to the jury for seeing through the dirty tactics of the defense. We will change the laws in the future so that rape victims are heard and not discredited and so that it's easier for people to report their rapes," Arquette tweeted.

Weinstein has repeatedly denied all allegations of non-consensual sex.

12:48 p.m. ET, February 24, 2020

Bill Cosby spokesperson: "No way" Weinstein got a "fair and impartial trial"

Andrew Wyatt, spokesman for Bill Cosby, speaks to the media after the defense's closing argument in the retrial of Cosby's sexual assault case on April 24, 2018.
Andrew Wyatt, spokesman for Bill Cosby, speaks to the media after the defense's closing argument in the retrial of Cosby's sexual assault case on April 24, 2018. Dominick Reuter/AFP/Getty Images

Andrew Wyatt, a representative for Bill Cosby, said there's "no way" Harvey Weinstein could have received a "fair and impartial trial" since the jury was not sequestered.

"This is not shocking because these jurors were not sequestered, which gave them access to media coverage and the sentiments of public of opinion. There’s no way you would have anyone to believe that Mr. Weinstein was going to received a fair and impartial trial," he said in a statement.

Wyatt added: "This is a very sad day in the American Judicial System."

Cosby, 82, was found guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault in April 2018 for drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004. At the time, Constand was an employee for the women's basketball team at Temple University, where Cosby was a powerful trustee and mentor.

He was sentenced to 3 to 10 years in prison and is incarcerated at SCI Phoenix, a state prison near Collegeville, Pennsylvania. 

12:49 p.m. ET, February 24, 2020

#MeToo founder: It took years and millions of voices to get to today's verdict

Tarana Burke, founder and leader of the #MeToo movement, poses for a portrait in New York on Friday, October 11, 2019.
Tarana Burke, founder and leader of the #MeToo movement, poses for a portrait in New York on Friday, October 11, 2019. Mary Altaffer/AP

Following today's verdict, Tarana Burke, founder of the #MeToo movement, thanked both the "survivors who courageously testified," and jury that "voted to find an unremorseful Harvey Weinstein guilty."

She noted how long it took to get to this day.

"Harvey Weinstein operated with impunity and without remorse for decades in Hollywood. Yet, it still took years, and millions of voices raised, for one man to be held accountable by the justice system," she said in a statement.

The statement continued:

"This case reminds us that sexual violence thrives on unchecked power and privilege. The implications reverberate far beyond Hollywood and into the daily lives of all of us in the rest of the world. 
Whether you are an office worker, a nanny, an assistant, a cook, a factory worker— we all have to deal with the spectre of sexual violence derailing our lives. 
And, though today a man has been found guilty, we have to wonder whether anyone will care about the rest of us tomorrow. This is why we say MeToo."