Posts tagged "amanda knox"

Amanda Knox’s Murder Conviction Has Been Overturned

Foxy Knoxy is off the hook.
By: Claire Hannum / March 27, 2015

Amanda Knox Threatens To Sue Over Upcoming Film About Meredith Kercher’s Murder

Amanda Knox's lawyers are threatening to sue the makers of the upcoming BBC film "The Face of an Angel," about Knox's alleged murder of her roommate, if it is "damaging to her image." Knox was living as an exchange student in Perugia, Italy, in 2007 when her 21-year-old roommate Meredith Kercher was found dead i…
By: Claire Hannum / September 8, 2014

Amanda Knox Found Guilty Of Murder (Again)

Amanda Knox has been found guilty once again in the murder of former roommate Meredith Kercher in Italy, reports ABC News. Her lawyers are expected to appeal. Even if she loses on appeal, it's unclear whether Knox will wind up behind bars again. She chose not to return to Italy for the trial and continue…
By: Newser / January 30, 2014

Amanda Knox: I Can’t Go Back

Amanda Knox won't be returning to Italy for her retrial, she confirmed in an interview today. "It's not a possibility," she told Matt Lauer on the "Today Show". "I was imprisoned as an innocent person and I just can't relive that." When Lauer asked if she were worried that would look like an admission of…
By: Newser / September 20, 2013

‘Double Jeopardy’ Could Block Amanda Knox Extradition

Amanda Knox won't be going back to Italy for her new murder trial, but if she is found guilty in absentia and appeals fail, she could be facing a mammoth legal battle at home in the US. If Italy seeks her extradition, American courts will have to decide whether the constitutional ban on "double jeopardy"—being tried…
By: Newser / March 27, 2013

Amanda Knox “Loves Italy” And Plans To Go Back

Just because Amanda Knox spent most of the last four years locked in an Italian prison doesn't mean she doesn't love the land of pasta and fine wine. The 24-year-old study-abroad student from Washington, who was freed in October after an appeals court overturned her murder conviction, "loves Italy" and will probably return, her attorney said o…
By: Huffington Post Weird News / January 25, 2012

Morning Quickies: Obviously, Amanda Knox Wants A Book Deal

Amanda Knox has hired a top literary agent to negotiate a book deal about her crazy life, for which she is expected to land seven-figures. Amanda was accused of the 2007 murder of her roommate, Meredith Kercher, in Italy. She served four years of a 26-year-sentence before being cleared in October. [BBC] Sex…
By: Jessica Wakeman / December 6, 2011

What Should Amanda Knox Do Now?

Just two hours after seeing her conviction for murder overturned, Amanda Knox was released from prison in Perugia, Italy, after being held there since 2007. Upon her release, she thanked those "who shared my suffering and helped me survive with hope. Those who wrote, those who defended me, those who were close, those who…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 4, 2011

Amanda Knox Cleared In Murder Of Meredith Kercher

Amanda Knox, the college student studying abroad in Perugia, Italy who was convicted of murdering her roommate four years ago, was acquitted by a jury today and set free. Her boyfriend (at the time of their arrest), Raffaele Sollecito, who was also convicted of murdering college student Meredith Kercher, also saw his conviction overturned.
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 3, 2011

Was Amanda Knox Slut-Shamed Into A Murder Conviction?

On Friday, after nearly 14 hours of deliberation and a trial that spanned almost a full year, an Italian jury returned to the courtroom and delivered a verdict—Amanda Knox is guilty of murder, sexual assault, unlawful possession of a weapon, and staging a crime scene, and was sentenced to 26 years in prison plu…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / December 7, 2009

Quickies: Amanda Knox Convicted Of Murder

Amanda Knox was found guilty of murder in a decision rendered this evening by an Italian jury, after months of testimony. The 22-year-old was charged with the murder and sexual assault of Meredith Kercher, her roommate, in 2007, while the two were both on a study abroad program. Knox's boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito was also charged…
By: Xiomara Martinez-White / December 4, 2009

Amanda Knox Takes The Stand

While the rest of her friends will be graduating from the University of Washington this weekend, 21-year-old Amanda Knox will go over her testimony given earlier today in Italy defending her innocence in the murder of British student Meredith Kercher. Kercher was found dead -- stabbed in the neck and strangled -- half naked i…
By: Daniela Guernica / June 12, 2009