Photos: Italian court orders new trial for Amanda Knox
Vern Williams Posted by vwilliams on 2013-03-26 07:43:38 tags: photos
Italy’s highest criminal court on Tuesday overturned Amanda Knox’s acquittal in the slaying of her British roommate and ordered a new trial, prolonging a case that has become a cause celebre in the United States.
Knox called the decision “painful” but said she was confident that she would be exonerated.
Italian law cannot compel Knox to return for the new trial, and her lawyer said she had no plans to do so. The appellate court hearing the new case could declare her in contempt of court but that carries no additional penalties.(AP)
[insertSlideshowjava xml="http://nhregister.slideshowpro.com/images.php?album=385134" api="newhaven"]
PHOTOS of Common Ground School celebration in New Haven
PHOTOS: Summer in Greater New Haven
PHOTOS: New Haven woman, 25, shot dead on Congress Avenue
Photos of High Off Life Cookout Fundraiser in Memory of Erika Robinson
PHOTOS: Tony Toni Toné! perform at Music on the Green in New Haven
Photos of Walnut Beach Sand Sculpture Competition in Milford