In the afternoon of their fourth day of deliberations, the jury in producer Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assault trial sent a note to the judge.
They wanted to know if they could deliver a verdict on some of the charges but fail to reach a decision on the others.
The judge told them to keep deliberating. “It is not uncommon for a jury to believe that they will never be able to reach a unanimous verdict,” he wrote. “But, after further deliberations, most juries are able to reach a unanimous verdict.”
The jury’s request highlighted what’s become increasingly clear over the …