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Why Won't the State Department Speak Up for Amanda Knox

Why Won’t the State Department Speak Up for Amanda Knox?             Even as the case against her unravels on appeal, Seattle native and foreign exchange student, Amanda Knox, sits in an Italian prison awaiting justice. She’s been there 3½ years, convicted at age 20, together with her Italian boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, and another man, of murdering her British housemate, Meredith …

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Amanda Knox: Expert's Report Proves Forensics Expert Lied

The controversial murder case against Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito, in Perugia Italy, has now been completely demolished on appeal. Knox and Sollecito currently stand convicted of murdering Meredith Kercher in late 2007. Both have vehemently denied any involvement in the murder and now after nearly 4 years, it appears their voices will be heard. Court appointed independent forensic experts, …

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Amanda Knox Case Evidence Gift Wrapped For the Prosecution Proven Unreliable

  The alleged murder weapon and DNA laced bra clasp are goners, leaving no credible evidence to confirm the convictions of Amanda Knox & Raffaele Sollecito.  According to Italian law, the judge must acquit. Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito won a crucial legal victory today as an independent forensic report discredited key DNA evidence used to convict the two. Independent forensic experts …

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Amanda Knox Appeal: a Day of Irrelevance

No new information was heard from the main witness at yesterday’s appeal hearing for Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito as Rudy Guede, the man responsible for Meredith Kercher’s murder, took the stand for the prosecution. Guede was called to refute the testimony of five inmates that told the court last week that Guede informed them during prison yard discussions that …

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Man Responsible for Meredith Kercher's Murder Expected to Testify in Amanda Knox Case

The ongoing appeal trial for Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito is expected to have an interesting twist as Rudy Guede is likely to take the stand on Monday. On the evening of November 1, 2007, Merdith Kercher’s life was stolen from her by Rudy Guede, a small time burglar that ambushed Meredith when she arrived home while he was in …

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