The high-stakes criminal trial of Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein opened today in Manhattan. Even though more than 80 women have leveled allegations against the 67-year-old Weinstein, the New York case will focus on five felony charges based on allegations by two women. If convicted on felony predatory sexual assault, Weinstein could face a maximum sentence of life in prison. Here's everything you need to know about the trial, the challenges, and who's who in the high-profile criminal proceeding.
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