Tag Archives: liability

Death Struck on “Rust” Film Set: Who Will Be Held Liable?

BAYLA SANDMAN—On October 21, 2021, Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on the set of “Rust,”  killing Halyna Hutchins, the film’s director of photography, and  injuring Joel Souza, the film’s director. Presently, it is unclear who from the film will be charged and what they will be charged with. There is no doubt that there […]

The Weinstein Company: A Board with no “Silver Lining”

KARINA LEITER—On October 5, 2017, The New York Times published a story that unveiled several sexual harassment accusations against well-known American film producer and co-founder of The Weinstein Company, Harvey Weinstein (“Weinstein”). Since that story broke, over forty women have come forward alleging that they too were victims of Weinstein’s inappropriate conduct. Many of these […]