Earlier today, the deliberating jury asked New York Supreme Court Judge James Burke questions about the role of actress Annabella Sciorra in the case. Specifically, why The Sopranos actress’ account of rape is paired in the predatory sexual assault charges involving complainants Jessica Mann and Miriam Haley, but does not have any “stand-alone” charges against the defendant.
Burke instructed the jurors not to speculate about any charges not submitted to them for consideration.
Later, the jury asked to see certain emails in which some women were marked in red on a list — an apparent reference to emails sent by Weinstein to his private detectives in 2017 in which he “red-flagged” specific women, including Sciorra, for top-priority investigation.
The trial in Lower Manhattan’s New York Supreme Court has