Prosecutor Dismisses And Stays Charges Against DSK07:38


Prosecutors in New York say their lead victim in the rape case against former International Monetary chief, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has "not been truthful in matters great and small" and that the DNA evidence against Strauss-Kahn is inconclusive.

Why did prosecutors, who initially said the account from New York City hotel maid, Nafissatou Diallo was compelling and unwavering. And why do prosecutors now say they have no proof of a forced sexual encounter?


  • Emily Bazelon, senior editor and legal affairs correspondent for Slate

This segment aired on August 23, 2011.

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