Friday, January 31, 2014

Another guilty verdict for American Amanda Knox in Italian roommate-murder case

Another guilty verdict for American Amanda Knox in Italian roommate-murder case.  Amanda Knox will NOT be extradited.  Double jeopardy attaches because Knox was acquitted in 2011.  The US Constitution does not permit an individual to be tried and convicted for the same crime for which they were acquitted.  It is an ancient common law principle too, but Italy is a civil law system.  That's different.

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