Monday, March 1, 2021

Italians convict American student of murder

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An Italian judy found Amanda Knox, 22, an American exchange student from Seattle, guilty of murder, the New York Times reports.

In closing arguments, the prosecutor described her as a “dirty-minded she-devil.” What is surprising is that she was convicted mostly on the basis of rumor and inuendo. There was absolutely no physical evidence linking her to the crime, which led a New York Times opinion writer to wonder, What century are we in?

Paul Katulahttps://news.schoolsdo.org
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