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Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (credit: Getty Images)

Lawyer Says Prominent Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Denies Sex Assault Allegations

The prominent attorney is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman after Al Sharpton’s 60th birthday party last week.

10/06/2014

Sen Carl Kruger, left, with his lawyer (credit: CBS 2)

Former Sen. Carl Kruger Sentenced To 7 Years In Corruption Case

There was an unusual plea for leniency Thursday from a former Brooklyn senator being sentenced on corruption charges. Carl Kruger said he may have taken bribes, but he’s not as corrupt as other Albany politicians. The judge, as it turned out, didn’t agree.

04/26/2012

Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Banon: Confronting Strauss-Kahn Over Alleged Attempted Rape ‘Won’t Be Easy’

Banon claims Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her while she was interviewing him in 2002.

09/24/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (R) and his wife Anne Sinclair. (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Dominique Strauss-Khan To Give Interview On French TV

Attorneys Kenneth Thompson and Douglas Wigdor said people deserve to hear Strauss-Kahn “answer pointed questions about his conduct.” They note Guinean maid Nafissatou Diallo answered questions in July interviews and gave a detailed account of the May 14 encounter.

09/17/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (L) and his wife Anne Sinclair (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Leaves NYC Townhouse Saturday

Strauss-Kahn, his wife and daughter left the rented house Saturday afternoon, carrying luggage. He didn’t say where he was going, but French media have reported he was expected to board a plane to Paris on Saturday.

09/03/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: AP Photo/Todd Heisler, Pool)

Report: Sex Assault Charges Against Dominique Strauss-Kahn Might Be Dropped

The lawyer for the woman who accused former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault reportedly said Saturday that he believes prosecutors plan to dismiss some or all of the charges.

08/20/2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Nafissatou Diallo (credit: Mario Tama/Timothy A.Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

DA Looks Into Possible Settlement Talks Between Strauss-Kahn, Maid Nafissatou Diallo

Prosecutors are looking into whether the maid’s lawyers and Strauss-Kahn’s attorneys talked about a potential deal after prosecutors developed doubts about her credibility, sources said.

08/19/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (L) and his wife Anne Sinclair (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Housekeeper Who Accused Strauss-Kahn Of Sex Assault Recounts Alleged Attack

Nafissatou Diallo accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn back in May. The scandal forced him to resign post as head of the International Monetary Fund, but earlier this month, prosecutors questioned the accuser’s credibility, saying she told them a series of lies.

07/24/2011

Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Prosecutors May Reference Past Sex Assault Claims In Strauss-Kahn Case

Legal experts say it could be knotty, but not impossible, for prosecutors to try to introduce any allegations beyond the actual attempted rape and other charges stemming from Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s May encounter with a Manhattan hotel maid.

07/19/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: AP Photo/Todd Heisler, Pool)

With House Arrest Lifted, Strauss-Kahn And Wife Attend Concerts In Massachusetts

French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn is venturing farther from New York City after his house arrest on an attempted rape charge was lifted.

07/16/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: AP Photo/Todd Heisler, Pool)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Sex Assault Case Faces Uncertain Future

An increasingly loud discussion is shaping up between legal experts who say the case is doomed and advocates who argue the prosecution should proceed despite questions about the accuser’s credibility.

07/13/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: AP Photo/Todd Heisler, Pool)

Amid Sex Assault Probe, Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Court Date Delayed

Previously set for July 18, the closely watched court date is now scheduled for August 1 as prosecutors weigh what to do about a case rocked by questions about the accuser’s credibility.

07/11/2011

Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

For Strauss-Kahn Accuser, Suing Could Be An Avenue

The criminal case of alleged sexual assault against Dominique Strauss-Kahn may be falling apart, but that doesn’t mean his accuser won’t have her day in court.

07/09/2011

Former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, left, leaves his rented house escorted by security, Wednesday, July 6, 2011, in New York. (credit: Seth Wenig/AP)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s Lawyers Call Meeting With Prosecutors ‘Constructive’

Lawyers for Dominique Strauss-Kahn spent more than two hours on Wednesday trying to convince prosecutors to drop the sexual assault charges against him.

07/06/2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: CBS 2)

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Assault Charges

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund and once a leading candidate for the French presidency, had previously declared his innocence and had been expected to fight the charges.

06/06/2011

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