DSK: what really happened during those crucial six or seven minutes in a hotel room one year ago.
1 May, 2012
Maybe it was a conspiracy; maybe it wasn’t. Hopefully, the evidence uncovered in the forthcoming civil trial will answer some of the questions that have swirled around this case from its inception. Then we can all find out what really happened during those crucial six or seven minutes in a hotel room one year ago. wapo
For the legendary “Bronx Effect”, a racial and social divide that weighs in favor of victims from minority as Nafissatou Diallo, guarantees them more often than elsewhere the generosity of the jury for repairs. Here, in 2011, 50 complainants alone hit $ 80 million, an amount almost double that of the neighboring county of Manhattan. Enough to confirm the good word of the famous lawyer Ron Kuby New Yorkers, who, inspired by the famous quote of “Bonfire of the Vanities,” sees these juries “the best … redistribution of wealth since the Red Army.” l’Express/Google translation
The downside, however. If the rich abusing the Bronx, he hates more police and prosecutors, suspected of the worst abuses, and delivers a number of criminal acquittals (almost 47%) out of proportion with neighboring jurisdictions. Hugh Campbell, a specialist remedies for abuse of power and police brutality, could play in favor of civil DSK, citing his sufferings in 2011. This is not the first nor the last, dramatic turn of events of this case.
“The reputation of a thousand years may be detirmined by the conduct of one hour” – Japanese proverb (The International Monetart Fund [“IMF”] 2011 Annual report – Ethics Applied}.
as quoted by McKeon, J. Nafissatou Diallo v. Dominique Strauss-Kahn, 11-307065, New York State Supreme Court (Bronx County) Decision of May 1, 2012
Justice Douglas McKeon of New York State Supreme Court in the Bronx issued the ruling today. He rejected Strauss-Kahn’s claim of diplomatic immunity, calling it “his own version of a ‘Hail Mary’ pass.”
The judge pointed to Strauss-Kahn’s decision not to invoke diplomatic immunity when he was charged criminally with assaulting the maid, Nafissatou Diallo.
“Mr. Strauss-Kahn cannot eschew immunity in an effort to clear his name only to embrace it now in an effort to deny Ms. Diallo the opportunity to clear hers,” .