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    05.27.11 Professor Gerald Shargel Discusses Dominique Strauss-Kahn in the New York Times' Room for Debate
    Gerald Shargel

    Professor Gerald Shargel contributed to the New York Times' Room for Debate discussion on how international publicity will affect the trial of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former director of the International Monetary Fund who is accused of sexually assaulting a hotel worker. Despite media speculation, he states, "While a court’s instruction that the defendant is presumed innocent may well ring hollow — in my view, jurors start out by intuitively presuming guilt — jurors will nevertheless drill down on the facts of the case in a serious effort to deliver a fair and just verdict."

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