The media cannot continue to be selective in choosing which cases -- which innocent lives, that is -- to bring to the public's attention. We are talking about human beings, here, after all. Why do we have to spend 10, 15, 20, 25, or more years in prison before the mainstream media will break stories of our innocence?
It's been a little over a year since we first learned that Cara Delevingne, fashion's favorite multi-hyphenate, had been cast in director Michael Winterbottom's highly-anticipated Amanda Knox biopic, The Face of an Angel.
By paying as much attention to emotional development as we do to intellectual growth, parents and educators might be able to ease the difficult passage to adulthood as well as stop some tragedies before they begin.
With her feet planted firmly on the ground again, instead of making the headlines, she's writing them. West Seattle native Knox has taken up the task of freelancing for the West Seattle Herald.
When I wrote, "Amanda Knox is innocent," I believed it. I continue to believe it. The innocence is clear once you navigate the twisted, false and misinterpreted information published every day. That's the issue. There's a lot of faulty reportage out there.
People ask me why I care about this case. It is because I am a human and a feminist. Why are we, as a society, so quick to sexualize and blame victims on the very basis of gender? Why must we live by some imaginary angel/whore binary?
There's no place for such conjecture testimony in the court system or the court of public opinion. It may make for great television but it is not science.
Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are innocent of Meredith Kercher's murder. The easiest way for us to clarify their innocence is to examine the case in the context of our work on false confessions and the lessons we have learned from working in the Innocence Movement.
Following the Italian appeals court's second murder conviction of former exchange student Amanda Knox, an agreement has been reached in which singer Justin Bieber will be extradited to Italy in place of Ms. Knox.
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Amanda Knox is facing yet another murder trial in Italy for a crime of which she was found innocent. The revival of the baseless charges against Knox, and the tabloid frenzy it will no doubt stoke, proceeds from a five-year-long judicial circus in Italy.