New Bail Hearing Tomorrow Morning for Dominique Strauss-Kahn
Lawyers for IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn have filed a new application for bail. It will be heard tomorrow in the New York's Supreme Court, by a different judge than the judge who denied bail Monday. Friday's appearance is for the return of the grand jury indictment. (The accuser testified today.)
The defense is again proposing bail in the amount of $1 million, coupled with an ankle monitor and residence at a New York apartment. Does he stand a better chance? Probably, particularly if the defense is also arranging for a private security company to monitor him at the apartment 24/7.
Ben Brafman told CNBC he's out of town and co-counsel William Taylor will handle the hearing. Taylor was at Rikers' today visiting their client.
The accused's lawyer is all over TV promoting her veracity and her impoverished immigrant status. He's a personal injury lawyer who met her for the first time Sunday, after the alleged encounter. [More...]
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