Strauss-Kahn’s lawyers said Tuesday they’d agreed to put off the Aug. 1 date to Aug. 23. They say they hope that by then, prosecutors will have decided to dismiss the case.
After nearly two months of silence, the woman accusing Dominique Strauss-Kahn of trying to rape her at a luxury Manhattan hotel is speaking out.
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.
Attorneys for the maid and for writer Tristane Banon kept quiet about what they had discussed as they emerged from a roughly two-and-a-half hour session in the Manhattan district attorney’s office Tuesday.
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.
Supporters are worried the Manhattan district attorney will drop the case. Prosecutors are continuing their investigation.
French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn is venturing farther from New York City after his house arrest on an attempted rape charge was lifted.
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.
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.
There were new calls Sunday for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance to keep the sex assault case against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn alive.
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.
As New York prosecutors weigh whether or not to go ahead with the sexual assault case against Strauss-Kahn, Paris prosecutors began their investigation into claims he tried to rape a French writer.
On Thursday, Judge Belvin Perry sentenced Casey Anthony to four years for lying to investigators in death of her daughter Caylee.
The former International Monetary Fund chief’s legal team met with prosecutors on Wednesday to try to hammer out a deal, but talks still appear to be at a stalemate.
Lawyers for Dominique Strauss-Kahn spent more than two hours on Wednesday trying to convince prosecutors to drop the sexual assault charges against him.