DSK Sofitel Security Men Danced

DSK Sofitel Security Men Danced

Just when you thought it was over, the DSK case keeps getting stranger and stranger. According to the Daily News: Hotel surveillance footage surfaced Thursday that is likely to fuel suspicion French philanderer Dominique Strauss-Kahn was set up on a bogus sex-assault charge. The video shows the

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DNA Evidence of Innocence Rejected

The Times reported today that the case of Terrill Swift in Chicago illustrates the resistance mounted by a minority of prosecutors around the country in the face of exculpatory DNA evidence. Mr. Swift was convicted of rape and murder in 1994 and recently DNA evidence showed

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Eyewitnesses Can’t Be Trusted

The decision by New Jersey’s Supreme Court last week to overhaul the state’s rules for how judges and jurors treat evidence from police lineups could help transform the way officers conduct a central technique of police work, criminal justice experts say. In its ruling, the court strongly

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Charges Dropped Against DSK

Charges Dropped Against DSK

After months of public handwringing, prosecutors in the Manhattan DA’s office yesterday dropped their case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn — not because justice required it, not because they learned no crime had been committed, not because they uncovered evidence that the complainant, Nafissatou Diallo, had lied

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DSK Civil Suit Filed in Bronx

DSK Civil Suit Filed in Bronx

Unsurprisingly, the “maid” in the DSK rape case filed suit today in the Bronx.   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share with Stumblers Tumblr it Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later

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Dog at Rape Trial

Rosie, the first judicially approved courtroom dog in New York, was in the witness box here nuzzling a 15-year-old girl who was testifying that her father had raped and impregnated her. Rosie sat by the teenager’s feet. At particularly bad moments, she leaned in. When

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Bloomberg to Aid Minority Youth

The administration of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, in a blunt acknowledgment that thousands of young black and Latino men are cut off from New York’s civic, educational and economic life, plans to spend nearly $130 million on far-reaching measures to improve their circumstances. The program,

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Mother Who Let Boyfriend Kill

A Brooklyn mom who allowed her monster boyfriend to savagely beat their kids – killing their 3-year-old daughter – pleaded guilty Wednesday in exchange for a short prison term. Kimberly Cantos, 26, admitted to second-degree manslaughter and will serve one to three years in prison

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DSK Maid Misquoted

DSK Maid Misquoted

A lawyer for the hotel housekeeper who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexually assaulting her in May said Wednesday that taped conversations, two of them made a day after the encounter, prove that his client had no intention of exploiting the charges against Mr. Strauss-Kahn to

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DSK Maid Speaks

DSK Maid Speaks

“Hello? Housekeeping.” The maid hovered in the suite’s large living room, just inside the entrance. The 32-year-old Guinean, an employee of the Sofitel hotel, had been told by a room-service waiter that room 2806 was now free for cleaning, “Hello? Housekeeping,” the maid called out again.

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