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    Re: Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy

    The timing of this, just after a new IMF chief is in place...

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    Re: Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy

    Quote Originally Posted by donsutherland1 View Post
    From The New York Times:



    http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/01/ny...-jeopardy.html

    As previously noted, I believe Mr. Strauss-Kahn should be viewed with a presumption of innocence. If, in the end, Mr. Strauss-Kahn is acquitted or released on account of his accuser's false allegations, he will still have suffered the loss of his IMF position. It might not be too late for him to return to French politics, but the unresolved alleged incidents in France would have to be addressed on their own merits.
    i hope the woman is deported.

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    Re: Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    and the truth comes out.... but far too late for Strauss-Kahn.. his life is pretty much over.
    Not necessarily. The French press is reporting that his party is hoping he'll come back to politics if and when he clears his name. In the US, yes, his political life would be over. In France, I wouldn't count him out just yet.
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    Re: Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy

    Quote Originally Posted by liblady View Post
    i hope the woman is deported.
    If, in the end, Mr. Strauss-Kahn is cleared, I believe the woman should be prosecuted for such charges as might be relevant. If some of the news stories about her activities are accurate e.g., the reported phone call about discussing how to profit from the alleged incident, there is additional criminal activity involved.

    At the same time, if he is cleared, I don't believe it would be a bad thing if Mr. Strauss-Kahn were to seek substantial damages from NYC, the NYC Police Department, and the officers who participated in parading him before the media and public in handcuffs. IMO, such a practice, which takes place before any court has rendered its verdict, is inherently contradictory to a presumption of innocence. It is excessive and wholly unnecessary.

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    Re: Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy

    French politics are extremely dirty. I had a feeling from the beginning that this was some kind of a setup.

    The woman can't be deported at this point even if she is illegal. She probably (my guess) was issued a U visa.

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    Re: Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy

    I disagree that he should sue. If ever there was a flight risk he is it. As for perp walks-- happens all the time. Part of being rich and famous is you WILL be on the news if you get arrested.
    As for her-- yes, she can be deported if it turns out she is involved in criminal activity or lied to get her Visa..

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    Re: Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy

    Quote Originally Posted by Ockham View Post
    Here's a case where I bought into the hype for the most part. Strauss-Khan's past history, his high position, the media's coverage leveraging how he was in line for the French Presidency, yadda yadda.... I swallowed it and said to myself, "Yep, the guy probably has an overblown ego, thought he could do whatever he wanted; guilty. The only thing that didn't make sense to me was why he would have left the hotel after the alleged rape, and go to lunch instead of going right to the plane. The guy was perp walked - I mean it's NYC. NOW we find out this may have been a scam... the supposed victim is less than credible and Strauss-Khan may be set free today. I think we as citizens also WANT to believe the victim out of sympathy or empathy... this was a good lesson for me yet again. DON'T BUY INTO THE HYPE - in fact, ignore it. Fact only no matter how bad it looks. I'm reminded of 2006, Crystal Magnum, a DA named Nifong (now disbarred and disgraced) and how this bi-polar, pill popping stripper....



    Destroyed the lives of 3 young men. Who is this 32 year old house keeper? Why has she been hidden away?


    We need a conversation on how woman have the power to destroy someone's life with an accusation. My opinion here is if such an accusation is false and found to be false - the penalty should be exacting and severe. So severe that it would make such a false accusation to terrible as to not be attempted.
    I agree-20 years in prison is about right

    that stripper in the Duke case--well lets say anything short of those boys calling in a cleaner would have been appropriate



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    Even if she is a bad lady-- that does not mean he did not rape her. Attacking the victim is what rapists do. How many women get raped dog faced drunk, doing things they really should not have done?? Does not mean they were not raped, but it is sure a reason people get away with rape. More go unreported than reported. There is a good reason for this, and this case could be a case study in why you should not report a rape...
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    Re: Strauss-Kahn Case Seen as in Jeopardy

    Quote Originally Posted by krickitt View Post
    Even if she is a bad lady-- that does not mean he did not rape her. Attacking the victim is what rapists do. How many women get raped dog faced drunk, doing things they really should not have done?? Does not mean they were not raped, but it is sure a reason people get away with rape. More go unreported than reported. There is a good reason for this, and this case could be a case study in why you should not report a rape...

    hard to say in this case

    same with some other high profile cases

    in the Duke case the stripper should be rotting in prison



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    I agree in the Duke case. This one is not fully revealed yet. May never be. A lot of money involved in fighting this one.
    I've never been able to understand why a Republican contributor is a 'fat cat' and a Democratic contributor of the same amount of money is a 'public-spirited philanthropist'.
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