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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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How a Grad Student Scooped Amanda Knox Trial Journalist Andrea Vogt

Those who closely follow the Amanda Knox trial will most likely read an article by Andrea Vogt, a freelancer who frequently writes for Seattlepi.com, which contains information about the U.S. State Department and their monitoring of Knox’s trial. This article is written as if it some sort of revelation. She writes that these cables, “reveal that U.S. embassy officials in …

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Italian Magazine Sheds Light on the Free Falling Case Against Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito

In late 2007, after the death of Meredith Kercher, the media and Italian police told us there was a mountain of evidence proving Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito were the murderers. Bold claims about a “Double DNA” knife that had been cleaned with bleach in an attempt to destroy evidence, a DNA laden bra clasp, an eyewitness account putting Amanda …

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Journalists Owe Amanda Knox & Raffaele Sollecito an Apology

As the appeal trial for Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito slowly grinds forward in Perugia, Italy, it is becoming clear to many that Amanda and Raffaele are innocent. Both currently stand convicted of murdering Meredith Kercher in 2007 and are serving 26 and 25 years respectively. The latest appeal hearing put Antonio Curatolo under the spotlight. For those who do …

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