The Amanda Knox verdict - no holiday for the Italian criminal justice system
No surprise last week when a jury in Perugia overturned the murder conviction of Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito for the killing of Meredith Kercher four years ago. The DNA evidence was obviously flawed and the confession was worthless. The case is a timely reminder that criminal trials are about proof, not opinion.
In this article, first published on the Halsbury’s Law Exchange blog, Felicity Gerry looks at the fallout from the Amanda Knox appeal verdict
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