Amanda Knox Convicted..

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  1. MajikMyst
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    Italian court convicts Amanda Knox - Europe- msnbc.com

    I am sure that all of you have heard, if not then this thread will inform you.. Amanda Knox was convicted.. I personally don't know much about the case, other than to say that I don't feel there was enough credible evidence to warrant a conviction..

    Should our country interfere and petition for her release?

    Was this a product of antiamericanism?

    Did the Italian media destroy her chances of a fair trial and should be released on those grounds?

    I am curous about everyone's thoughts on this issue??
     
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    I agree, not enough evidence.

    My understanding is that not a trace of Knox was found at the murder scene by forensic investigators...nothing.
     
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    Italy will get something from america and she'll get released, but it won't be told that way.
     
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    Italian investigators never find anything.

    Trials in Italy are not about evidence, they are about style.

    Still, she will have better food in an Italian prison than in most American resturants.
     
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    They sentenced her in a way that it could be appealed, which it will, and she'll be released.

    The Europeans do this all the time. They like to stick it to our citizens to make a point...what it is, I don't know, I guess just that they can...then they turn around and send them home.
     
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    them UW girls are crazy, another reason why to not go there. :D
     
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    If anyone is interested, there is a very good book out that will provide some insight into the Italian justice system, as well as a very interesting story about a serial killer. The book is The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston and Mario Spezi.

    From Amazon:

    And from Publisher's Weekly:

    Some of the players in the Knox trial are players in Preston/Spezi book. After reading it, I promise you that, if you don't already, you will question the verdict delivered today.
     
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    I guestioned it, I didn't follow it too much but I think her boyfriend if I remember right is the one who did it.
     
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    It looks like there was no physical evidence actually connecting her to the crime, and gobs of evidence connecting...I don't know if it was the boyfriend or who...to the crime.

    This is why I tell my daughter...no boyfriends in high school. No marriage until after college.

    And no overseas boyfriend visits in the interim.
     
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    Just keep her away from men altogether. Get her a horse and lots of good books to read. Let her start dating when she's 29 or 30. By then, most of us dirty old men will have died off!:lol:
     

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