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Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York

Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arraigned on Monday; is being held without bail on charges of sexually attacking a hotel maid

Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn appears for his arraignment in federal court May 16, 2011 in New York City. International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was arraigned on Monday and is being held without bail on charges of sexually attacking a maid at a Manhattan hotel (Getty Images)
Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn (R) stands with his lawyer Benjamin Brafman (2R) as Assistant District Attorney John McConnell (L) speaks as they appear in federal court on May 16, 2011 in New York City (Getty Images)
Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
The Sofitel Hotel sign is seen where International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn allegedly sexually assaulted a hotel employee, in Midtown Manhattan. Strauss-Kahn has pleaded not guilty during an arraignment on Monday to the charges that accused him sexual assault and attempted rape to a hotel employee in his hotel room in New York City. His bail request was denied and has to be remanded behind bars until his next court day on May 20. (Getty Images)
Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
Judge Melissa Jackson presides over the case of International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn in federal court May 16, 2011 in New York City (Getty Images)
Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
The house (C) which is believed to be owned by Anne Sinclair, the wife of International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is seen in the Georgetown neighborhood in Washington, DC (Getty Images)
Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
Caroline Atkinson, Director of External Relations at the International Monetary Fund (IMF), speaks in front of IMF Headquarters in Washington, DC, May 16, 2011, regarding the organisation's actions in response to the arrest of its director, Dominique Strauss-Kahn (AFP/Getty Images)
Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
In this handout photo provided by the IMF, International Monetary Fund's External Relations Director Caroline Atkinson holds a press conference at the IMF headquarters on May 16, 2011 in Washington, D.C. IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, a potential candidate for the French presidency, was detained May 14 on a departing airplane after he was accused of trying to rape a maid in a $3,000-a-night suite at a New York hotel. (Getty Images)
Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
A sign of Rikers Island, where IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be held, is pictured in Queens, New York on May 16, 2011 (AFP/Getty Images)
Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
A New York judge denied Strauss-Kahn bail on Monday, despite an offer from his defence team to put up $1m in cash and surrender all his travel documents. The judge ordered the IMF chief detained, two days after he was pulled off a plane and accused of trying to rape a Manhattan hotel chambermaid (Getty Images)
Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn (R) appears for his arraignment in federal court on May 16, 2011 in New York City (Getty Images)
Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
The house which is believed to be owned by Anne Sinclair, the wife of International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is seen in the Georgetown neighborhood in Washington, DC. On Friday, Strauss-Kahn checked into a $3,000-a-night suite at the luxury Sofitel hotel in midtown Manhattan, for which he paid a discounted rate of $800, a law enforcement source said (Getty Images/ Text: Reuters)
Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn (C) stands with his laywer Benjamin Brafman (L) as they appear in the federal court (Getty Images)
Inside the court room: IMF chief's trial in New York
News vans are parked outside the Sofitel Hotel, where International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn allegedly sexually assaulted a hotel employee, in Midtown Manhattan (Getty Images)