Perkins to Cy Vance: DSK Dismissal Would Be A Travesty

Harlem State Senator Bill Perkins is out this morning with an open letter to Manhattan district attorney Cy Vance urging him to not drop the rape against Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

“We cannot be or appear to be guided by unfounded information, slanderous attacks or details about an individual’s past that have nothing to do with the case at hand,” Perkins writes. “It takes enormous courage for any victim to report crimes of this nature. I applaud [alleged rape victim Nafissatou] Diallo for that courage and the continuing strength she has exhibited under extreme public scrutiny. She deserves her day in court.” Read More

Perkins to Cy Vance: DSK Dismissal Would Be A Travesty