AFP - Dominique Strauss-Kahn will not plead guilty to even a minor charge to reach a plea deal in the sexual assault case against him, the former IMF chief's defense team said in Thursday's New York Times.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn will not plead guilty to even a minor charge to reach a plea deal in the sexual assault case against him, the former IMF chief's defense team said in Thursday's New York Times."Mr. Strauss-Kahn will not be pleading guilty to anything," William Taylor, one of his lead lawyers, told the newspaper. Taylor spoke after he and defense attorney Benjamin Brafman met Wednesday with Manhattan prosecutors in a session they described as "constructive."Taylor also said they did not discuss a plea bargain in the case at the meeting.
PARIS — Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn will have to defend himself in a French court on charges of aggravated pimping despite recommendations by prosecutors that the charges be dropped.
Judges investigating the case in the northern city of Lille decided on Friday to go ahead with charges of aggravated pimping in a group.
Welcome to the AFP Live Report for Friday on a surprise US court hearing on the sexual assault case against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn. 1455 GMT: Strauss-Kahn walks into a New York court for a special hearing in his sexual assault case, amid revelations that charges against him were unravelling on doubts about his accuser's credibility. He is accompanied by his wife, journalist Anne Sinclair.