It’s also the case, as Slate’s William Saletan explains, that the district attorney’s motion to dismiss misrepresented the degree of Diallo’s lie. Prosecutors are poised to file what’s called a Dismissal On Recommendation motion, which will say the indictment against the frisky Frenchman. “We are disappointed that the Court did not grant our motion to dismiss the civil suit against Mr. Strauss-Kahn,” both lawyers said in a prepared.

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As the district attorney’s office said in its brief, “If we do not believe her beyond a reasonable doubt, we cannot ask a jury to do so. Membership My account Gift voucher Corporate Help center. A lawyer for the mption Guinean immigrant hit out angrily after being told of the decision at the prosecutors’ offices in Manhattan, where a media scrum and hundreds of onlookers greeted their arrival.

Most problematic is the gang rape story that dsj tearfully recounted on multiple occasions to prosecutors, before admitting that it was a lie told to help her asylum application. And the maid’s history of lying means that charges cannot be pursued, prosecutors said in a graphic page motion.

Terms of use Privacy policy Manage consent. Get notified about breaking news on The Local. It will set out the facts of the case, possibly including a procedural chronology and details of DA Cyrus Vance Jr.

One source believes the dismissal motion will include never-before-revealed details attacking the credibility of accuser Nafissatou Diallo, in addition to details already revealed by prosecutors in a June 30 filing describing her previous lies to federal asylum and tax officials and then to prosecutors and grand jurors in the Strauss-Kahn case. The story behind France’s ‘little saints’ of Christmas.

Related articles World unprepared for next financial crisis: Post was not sent – check your email addresses! We are looking for an Economics Teacher. She did admit that the gang rape never happened, but Diallo also maintained that she had experienced an assault in Guinea.


The judge approved it on the spot, and the entire case was then sealed. Not only did Strauss-Kahn have to resign as head of the IMF after being sensationally pulled from his first-class seat on an Air France flight bound for Paris on May 14, but he had to abandon what was expected to be a successful challenge of President Nicolas Sarkozy in upcoming elections.

View all notices Post a new notice. Strauss-Khan did not claim immunity when Manhattan DA Cy Vance was pursuing criminal charges against him, or when was sued by hotel maid, McKeon pointed out. Apple Product Verification – German Speaking. Sophia Bush, Shay Mitchell and more share their holiday wish lists.

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Wearing black trousers and a beige jacket, Diallo, who says Strauss-Kahn forced her into oral sex and tried to rape her, stepped out of a black car accompanied by lawyer Kenneth Thompson and protected by bodyguards.

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Meanwhile, I’d been thinking that the dismissal might actually make sense. Become a Member or sign-in to leave a comment. Sophia Bush, Shay Mitchell and more share their holiday dismisss lists. As feminist activists began to organize protests in response to the dismissal of the sexual assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn, I started to feel troubled by my lack of outrage.

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It only tells us “that she’s willing to embellish a story in order to be believed,” she says. Apple Product Verification – Nordic.


The case against the DSK dismissal Nafissatou Diallo may be a difficult witness — but that’s not reason enough to deny her day in court. Strauss-Khan cannot eschew immunity in an effort to clear his name only to embrace it now in an effort to deny Ms.

In one case, year-old writer Tristane Banon has filed a complaint alleging the year-old Socialist politician tried to rape her after luring her to a Paris flat in So now I feel the need to make the same plea I started with, only this time to the district attorney’s office: UK project leader for sports betting and sports web sites. Police teargas ‘yellow vest’ protesters in Paris.

Manhattan DA’s office will ask judge to dismiss all DSK charges: source

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Other pages Apartment rentals Noticeboard. The former finance minister and one-time presidential candidate also has legal trouble back at home in France for his alleged involvement in a high-class prostitution ring which could land him in jail for 20 years if convicted. Because there are yet more twists and turns, yet more issues with the D. In other words, she did not confess that she had “entirely fabricated this attack,” as the D.

On a similar note, Amanda Marcotte of Pandagon wrote me in an email: Prosecutors formally asked on Monday to dismiss all the sexual assault and attempted rape charges against former IMF chief and one-time French presidential favorite Dominique Strauss-Kahn. And despite the apparent collapse of the New York case, he could still face further sexual assault charges when he returns to France.

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