Amanda Knox

10:01am

Mon August 26, 2013
The Two-Way

Amanda Knox Won't Attend New Italian Trial, Lawyer Says

Originally published on Mon August 26, 2013 10:27 am

In 2011, Amanda Knox spoke to the media after arriving in the U.S., following a years-long criminal case against her in the death of a roommate in Italy. A new trial for Knox is planned to begin in Florence, Italy, next month.
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Amanda Knox, whose murder conviction was overturned in 2011, will not travel to Italy for a new trial in the stabbing death of a fellow student. In May, Italy's supreme court ordered Knox to be tried again, along with her former boyfriend, Italian Raffaele Sollecito.

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2:41pm

Sat May 18, 2013
The Two-Way

'Waiting To Be Heard' No More, Amanda Knox Speaks Out

Originally published on Sat May 18, 2013 5:47 pm

Amanda Knox enters an Italian court on Oct. 3, 2011, just before being acquitted of murdering her British roommate, Meredith Kercher.
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When 20-year-old Amanda Knox left for Italy in August 2007, it was supposed to be a carefree year studying abroad.

No one could have foreseen it ending in her being accused, tried and convicted in the murder of her roommate, Meredith Kercher.

The case, and Knox, became an international media sensation.

"I think that there was a lot of fantasy projected onto me," she tells weekends on All Things Considered host Jacki Lyden. "And that resulted in a re-appropriation and re-characterization of who I am."

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7:57am

Tue March 26, 2013
Europe

Amanda Knox May Face Retrial After Italian Court Ruling

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Let's turn to news this morning in Italy. In a surprise ruling, Italy's highest court has ordered a retrial of American Amanda Knox. She's the former exchange student who, along with her former boyfriend, was charged in the murder of her British roommate. Today's ruling overturned the 2011 acquittal of the two defendants after they spent four years in jail.

We're joined by NPR's Sylvia Poggioli on the line from Rome. Good morning, Sylvia.

SYLVIA POGGIOLI, BYLINE: Good morning.

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4:34am

Tue March 26, 2013
The Two-Way

Italian Court Orders Retrial For Amanda Knox

Originally published on Tue March 26, 2013 8:18 am

Amanda Knox, in March 2011.
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Amanda Knox, the young American whose murder conviction in Italy captured attention around the world, learned Tuesday that Italy's highest court has overturned a lower court's 2011 decision to dismiss that verdict.

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12:27pm

Thu February 16, 2012
The Two-Way

Amanda Knox Signs Book Deal Worth Millions

Originally published on Thu February 16, 2012 2:03 pm

Amanda Knox, the U.S. college exchange student who won an appeal to overturn her murder conviction in Italy last October, has signed a deal to write a memoir — for which she'll earn nearly $4 million, according to reports.

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