07/06/2010 12:18 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Amanda Knox's Parents Face Defamation Charges

Amanda Knox, the American student in Italy convicted of murdering her British roommate, accused the police of physical abuse, but her lawyers never backed up the serious accusations with an official abuse complaint. Their unwillingness to do so left the police no choice but to "protect their good name." He says the purpose of the suit is to "bring closure to the topic of police brutality."

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