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.
Lawyers for Dominique Strauss-Kahn spent more than two hours on Wednesday trying to convince prosecutors to drop the sexual assault charges against him.
The woman is accusing the Post of libel. It stems from stories the Post ran labeling her a “hooker,” “prostitute” and saying she “traded sex for money.” Meanwhile, a French writer launched a rape complaint against Strauss-Kahn in his home country.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn left the townhouse he was renting and stepped into a vehicle with his wife Saturday afternoon, a day after a judge lifted his house arrest on attempted rape charges.
The judge freed Strauss-Kahn from house arrest without bail following blockbuster revelations regarding the accuser’s credibility.
Late reports Thursday indicated the former head of the International Monetary Fund may get his pricey bail and house arrest in his New York City sexual assault case arrangement eased considerably.
Following the indictment of former International Monetary Fund managing director Dominique Strauss-Khan, Albany Lawmakers were considering a bill requiring better protections for hotel employees.
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.
Strauss-Kahn has spent the past four days under house arrest with his wife Anne Sinclair on charges he sexually assaulted a hotel housekeeper at the Sofitel New York on May 14.
Residents of a luxury building in New York City say they wouldn’t know former IMF president Dominique Strauss-Kahn is under house arrest there if it weren’t for the media frenzy outside
Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was released from Rikers Island Friday, trading his prison cell for house arrest at his apartment on 71 Broadway in Lower Manhattan.
After just one more night at Rikers Island, Strauss-Kahn will be put under house arrest in a posh Manhattan apartment being rented by his wife.
The head of the International Monetary Fund has court hearing scheduled Thursday morning. He could post $1 million bail and subject himself to electronic monitoring while remaining in New York City.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s midtown hotel suite cost $3,000 a night, but now the chief of the International Monetary Fund will spend at least the next three nights in an 11 by 13 foot cell at Rikers Island.