The Latest: Weinstein in court over defense team issue

Harvey Weinstein, right, arrives at court for a hearing in his sexual assault case, Thursday, July 11, 2019,  in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Harvey Weinstein, right, arrives at court for a hearing in his sexual assault case, Thursday, July 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2019 file photo, Attorney Jose Baez arrives at New York Supreme Court in New York. Baez is going to court Thursday, June 11, t

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2019 file photo, Attorney Jose Baez arrives at New York Supreme Court in New York. Baez is going to court Thursday, June 11, t

Harvey Weinstein, left, arrives at court for a hearing related to his sexual assault case, Thursday, July 11, 2019,  in New York. Weinstein's lawyer J

Harvey Weinstein, left, arrives at court for a hearing related to his sexual assault case, Thursday, July 11, 2019, in New York. Weinstein's lawyer J

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a hearing on efforts to recast Harvey Weinstein's legal team (all times local):

9:25 a.m.

Harvey Weinstein is back in a New York courthouse for a discussion about efforts to recast the defense team handling his sexual assault case.

He arrived Thursday, ignoring journalists' questions while entering the courtroom.

Lawyer Jose Baez is seeking the judge's permission to leave the case. Another lawyer bolted in May.

Baez is known for representing high-profile clients such as Casey Anthony.

He told Judge James Burke in a letter last month that Weinstein has tarnished their relationship by communicating only through other lawyers and by failing to abide by a fee agreement.

Weinstein is adding two new lawyers who've promised Burke that they won't try to postpone the trial from its scheduled

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1:10 a.m.

Harvey Weinstein is recasting his defense team yet again, this time a mere 60 days before he's due to stand trial in New York on sexual assault charges.

One lawyer bolted in May amid public backlash and another now says he and Weinstein just couldn't get along.

Lawyer Jose Baez is going to court Thursday to get a judge's permission to leave the case.

Baez, known for representing high-profile clients such as Casey Anthony, told Judge James Burke in a letter last month that Weinstein has tarnished their relationship by communicating only through other lawyers and by failing to abide by a fee agreement.

Weinstein is adding two new lawyers who've promised Burke that they won't seek to postpone the trial from its scheduled

Harvard law professor Ronald Sullivan left in May.