Woman after woman told her story, but the rape conviction didn’t stand. Here’s why.

“The bravery of the survivors who came forward and who shared their stories, that bravery was not changed by anything that happened,” said Emily Martin, chief program officer for the National Women’s Law Center, which joined an amicus brief opposing Weinstein’s appeal.

“The impact of those survivors coming forward and sharing their story was always much, much bigger than any criminal conviction.”