French legaleze (the English version)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Mar 27 01:54:10 UTC 2012

On Mar 26, 2012, at 9:29 PM, Victor Steinbok wrote:

> From CNN:
> Former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was
> charged in France on Monday with "aggravated pimping" for his alleged
> participation in a prostitution ring, prosecutors said.
> ...
> The charge alleges involvement in the habitual operation of a
> prostitution racket. Specifically, "aggravated' means on a regular and
> involved basis, and "pimping" means actually facilitating a prostitution
> operation, not just being a customer.
>    VS-)
It wouldn't be just being a customer anyway--that would at most constitute "aggravated johnning".


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