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Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Files Civil Suit Against Woman Who Made Rape ClaimsLast month, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office announced no criminal charges would be filed in the case.
Letter Demands Arrest Of High-Powered Lawyer Sanford RubensteinAttorney Kenneth Montgomery says in the letter that Sanford Rubenstein should be arrested and charged with third-degree rape.
Lawyer Says Prominent Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Denies Sex Assault AllegationsThe prominent attorney is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman after Al Sharpton's 60th birthday party last week.
Former Sen. Carl Kruger Sentenced To 7 Years In Corruption CaseThere 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.
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.
Dominique Strauss-Khan To Give Interview On French TVAttorneys 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.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn Leaves NYC Townhouse SaturdayStrauss-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.
Report: Sex Assault Charges Against Dominique Strauss-Kahn Might Be DroppedThe 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.
DA Looks Into Possible Settlement Talks Between Strauss-Kahn, Maid Nafissatou DialloProsecutors 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.
Housekeeper Who Accused Strauss-Kahn Of Sex Assault Recounts Alleged AttackNafissatou 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.
Prosecutors May Reference Past Sex Assault Claims In Strauss-Kahn CaseLegal 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.
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.
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