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Amanda Knox reconvicted in slander case

Posted on AllSides June 5th, 2024
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Justice, Amanda Knox

A court in Florence has reconvicted Amanda Knox for slander, years after she was acquitted of murdering her British roommate Meredith Kercher in 2007.

Knox will not go to prison as she has already served four years for the murder, for which she was originally convicted.

At the time she was also convicted of slander for blaming the murder on local bar owner Patrick Lumumba during police interrogation, but that conviction was quashed last year and a retrial ordered.

Knox's lawyers have said they expect to appeal against the latest...

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