Is anyone really surprised at the out outcome? I don’t mean that from the cynical viewpoint of “what the white man did to the black man”! I mean it from an honest, level-headed attempt to apply the actual “law”, not justice as you perceive it to be. Plain simple fact is that the prosecution failed […]
Tag: "Not Guilty"
Yesterday, Amanda Knox was acquitted of murder. If that had happened in the United States, she would be a completely free woman. In our country, you cannot be tried for the same crime twice. This protection is afforded under the Fifth Amendment and is known as Double Jeopardy. Once you’ve been found "not guilty" or once […]
When Amanda Knox steps out of the airplane and breathes American air on Tuesday, she might want to think about what she’s going to write in her "thank you" card to Greg Hampikian. You may already know about Knox’s murder trial and subsequent acquittal in Italy, but you may not have heard about one of […]