Updated March 11, 2020.
Today marks a small but important win for women everywhere.
A jury of five women and seven men came to a decision on the five charges against Hollywood producer, Harvey Weinstein.
Here’s what you need to know.
Charges Against Harvey Weinstein
Count 1: Predatory sexual assault with sex crimes against at least two victims— Project Runway assistant Miriam Haley and Sopranos actress Annabella Sciorra.
Count 2: Criminal sexual act in the first-degree for forcing oral sex on Miriam Haley.
Count 3: Predatory sexual assault related to aspiring actress Jessica Mann and Annabella Sciorra.
Count 4: Rape in the first-degree of Jessica Mann.
Count 5: Rape in the third-degree of Jessica Mann, requiring him to register as a sex offender.
Harvey Weinstein was found guilty of Count 2 and Count 5.
The movie mogul was found guilty of criminal sexual act in the first-degree for forcing oral sex on Miriam Haley in 2006, and he was found guilty of rape in the third-degree of Jessica Mann in 2013.
Found Not Guilty
Harvey Weinstein was acquitted of Counts 1, 3 and 4, which included the two most serious charges, rape in the first-degree and predatory sexual assault.
Harvey Weinstein is facing 18 months to 4 years for being convicted of third-degree rape and facing 5 to 25 years for criminal sexual act in the first-degree.
On March 11th 2020, 67-year-old Harvey Weinstein was sentenced to 23 years in prison.