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Luca Cheli

Italian citizen, lives in Turin.

Infamy At Work: The Attack On Funding

More than a year ago, before the Florence appeal trial concerning the murder of Meredith Kercher, Raffaele Sollecito, defendant in that trial together with Amanda Knox, set up an account on the crowdfunding site GoFundMe to collect money to pay for his defense expenses during the oncoming trial and beyond. He has in this way received the contributions of his …

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Summary Of Amanda Knox Appeal To Italian Supreme Court Against Conviction In Florence

On January 30, 2014, the appeals court in Florence, Italy, reinstated the guilty verdicts for Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of Meredith Kercher in 2007. Knox filed an appeal in April with the Italian Supreme court against the Florence ruling. Here is an English language summary of her appeal. Part One Issues of constitutional illegitimacy  An issue of …

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Knox and Sollecito: Dissection of a conviction

Introduction I am personally a firm supporter of Knox and Sollecito’s innocence, it should be known by now, but however I state it here again for all the readers who may be new to the case. I am also Italian-born and have always lived in Italy except for short periods abroad, so when I write something about Italian customs or …

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Critical commentary on the ruling of the Supreme Court on the Knox-Sollecito trial.

  This article is intended to provide a critical analysis of the ruling of the Italian Supreme Court 26455/13 dated March 25, 2013 (announced the next day with publication of the motivation report on June 18, 2013 ) which annulled the acquittal of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito of the murder of Meredith Kercher directing a new trial, at the …

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