Privatisation and Criminal Justice: Dominique Strauss-Kahn

     |    Saturday May 21st, 2011

One detail of the Dominique Strauss-Kahn case (see alsoearlier blog post) that is reported matter-of-factly actually sounded quite unusual and disturbing to me. As now commonly known, Mr. Strauss-Kahn was released from custody in the notorious Rikers Island prison in New York on bail of $ 1,000,000 (plus $ 5,000,000 in insurance guarantees) and is 

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Dominique Strauss-Kahn

     |    Monday May 16th, 2011

When I first heard the news this morning on CNN according to which Dominique Strauss-Kahn was charged today with sexually assaulting a maid at a New York hotel, I was astonished and thought right away that this could not at all be true. For some reason, I have always liked this French politician and would 

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