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The double tragedy of the Kercher family

This has been a tough article to write. There was a murder that need not have happened. The police may have been at fault. They had the chance to keep the culprit in custody for other crimes, before he killed. 2,105 more words

Favorite Crime Series: Amanda Knox

The case of Amanda Knox in Italy is perhaps one of my favorite cases. It was the second case I began to follow closely (the first was the D.C. 740 more words

Amanda Knox

After the dust has settled

The acquittal of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito last Friday surprised everyone. The Supreme Court’s decision respected the facts of the case but most observers had become so jaundiced with the workings of Italian justice that few expected such an outcome. 785 more words

Legal Musings Special: The Labyrinthine Mess of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito's (Re)Acquittal

I don’t get it. I have read and re-read dozens of reports surrounding the case of Meredith Kercher’s brutal murder, and I just don’t get it. 1,302 more words

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Amanda Knox's Ex-Boyfriend: We're Still Friends

ROME (AP) — Amanda Knox’s former Italian boyfriend said Monday he needs to heal wounds inside his heart and soul, now that he and the American have been definitively acquitted of her British roommate’s 2007 murder in the Italian town where all three were then students. 292 more words

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Amanda Knox Acquitted by Italian Court

After years and convictions and appeals and overturns, Amanda Knox’s legal saga in Italy appears to be over. Italy’s Supreme Court yesterday ruled that there was not sufficient evidence to support a conviction for Ms. 115 more words

Criminal Law

Amanda Knox verdict: The real evidence and why (almost) everything you think you know about the case is wrong

Original post from Salon

‘…..An Italian court annuls a murder verdict. We may never know what happened, but most of the U.S. media has it wrong… 1,646 more words

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