Amanda Knox: Justice At Last in Perugia

It's over, for good. Amanda Knox can finally put this horrific 8 year ordeal behind her. Italy's Supreme Court of Cassation has fully exonerated both Amanda and Raffaele Sollecito of murder.

The supreme Court of Cassation panel deliberated for 10 hours before declaring that the two did not commit the crime, a stronger exoneration than merely finding insufficient evidence to convict.

...The decision to overturn the convictions without ordering a new trial amounted to a rebuke of another high court ruling two years ago that vacated Knox and Sollecito's 2011 acquittal, ordering yet another trial.


The Court upheld her slander conviction, but she has already served more time than the sentence calls for, so there can be no additional penalty.

The court reduced the sentence to three years. Since Knox already spent nearly four years in Italian prison, she won't have to serve that time.

Congratulations, Amanda.

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    by Uncle Chip on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 02:29:07 PM EST
    Some in the Italian justice system came to their senses.

    I will celebrate the acquittal and Italian return to a semblance of sanity with a day of Godfather reruns and a dinner of everything Italian -- and that includes cannolis.

    Heck I may even rent a Fiat for the day.

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    by McBain on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 02:52:03 PM EST
    but that's the worst photo of Amanda Knox I've ever seen.  

    I'm glad to hear both she and Raffaele won't have to to deal with this anymore. I wish the Kercher family would realize the real killer is already in prison.

    After I dug into the facts of the case.... (none / 0) (#3)
    by magster on Sat Mar 28, 2015 at 04:15:35 PM EST
    to see what all the hubbub was about a couple years ago, it was obvious what a dog bleep case this was and that they already had the confessed murderer in jail. Too bad she did the slander thing though -- that was not good.