Hello Amanda, It’s Italy Calling Again

Seattle’s Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito were back in the news several weeks ago with word that the Corte di Cassazione (court of last resort in Italy) ordered a new trial for both defendants in the case of the murder trial for British student Meredith Kercher. Questions were raised in the media about the Italy – United States extradition treaty as well as a suggestion that this new trial may constitute double jeopardy. These subjects were discussed in a recent blog post by Julian Ku in Opinio Juris.

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