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Experts to Brief Congress on the Case of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito

Second Update: The Congressional briefing has been rescheduled again. It will now be held at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Room SVC 202, on Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. A panel of experts will brief Congress on the upcoming trial of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito in Florence, Italy. The “Congressional Briefing” will take place on …

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The Amanda Knox Case: The Italian Supreme Court Faces Renewed International Scrutiny

Last week the Italian Supreme Court released a 74 page document outlining its reasons for overturning the appellate acquittal of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the 2007 murder of British exchange student Meredith Kercher. The decision reinstates their original 2009 conviction and orders a new appellate level review to be held in Florence. For now, the two remain free. …

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The Italian Supreme Court to Rule on the Amanda Knox Case

This week the Italian Supreme Court will consider the prosecution’s appeal of an appellate court’s acquittal of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British exchange student Meredith Kercher. The court will hear oral arguments on Monday, March 25, 2013 and may issue a ruling by the end of the day.  Most observers of the closely watched case …

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Wikipedia’s Governance Structure: A Call for Change

Wikipedia, the popular online encyclopedia that anyone can edit, has probably done more to further the education of those in the world who want to learn than any innovation in our lifetime, and it has never cost the taxpayers a cent.  That is an impressive accomplishment.  Their first decade featured rapid growth which took on a life of its own …

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The David Camm Case: An American Miscarriage of Justice

This August, former Indiana State Trooper David Camm will go on trial for the third time in the murder of his wife and two young children, Jill, age five,  and Brad, age seven. His two previous convictions have been overturned on appeal. David Camm is completely innocent. Along with the horrific loss of his family, David has spent the last …

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Raffaele Sollecito Authors a Book about his Journey with Amanda Knox

When British exchange student Meredith Kercher was murdered in November 2007, the world’s media descended on the medieval hill town of Perugia, Italy with a passion.  From the start the case was always about Amanda Knox, the photogenic 20 year old from Seattle who along with Raffaele Sollecito and a third person were accused and later convicted of the crime. …

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