“Mr. Weinstein, I strongly urge you to exercise your right to remain silent at this point; that is, don’t say anything … But is this really the way you want to end up in jail for the rest of your life, in violation of a ‘do not text in court’ rule?” Harvey Weinstein did not get off to a good start in court. An Angry Judge Threatened To Jail Harvey Weinstein For Using Two Phones In Court. “Court staff informed the judge that Weinstein had surrendered two phones and that he had pulled out two more.” (Apparently the judge didn’t feel too sorry for Harvey even as he hobbled into the courtroom. Weinstein probably needs the walker because he’s not used to wearing anything heavier than a robe…)