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  • Dominique Strauss-Kahn, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, waits to be arraigned on Monday, May 16, 2011, in Manhattan Criminal Court for an alleged attack on a maid at a New York hotel near Times Square on Saturday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, Pool)

    Ex-IMF chief may use tried, tricky consent defense

    With his DNA discovered on the woman who accused him of trying to rape her and forcing her to perform oral sex, former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn may employ a consensual sex defense that poses risks for defendants and prosecutors alike.


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