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Amanda Knox Is A No-show As Retrial For Murder Begins In Italy

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September 30, 2013 AT 4:38 AM
The retrial of U.S. student Amanda Knox for the murder of her roommate opened in Italy on Monday Sep 30', but she was not in court. Italy's highest court ordered a new trial for Knox and her former Italian boyfriend, overturning their acquittals in the 2007 slaying of Meredith Kercher with a harsh assessment of an appeals court acquittal in 2011. The Court of Cassation said the acquittal was full of "deficiencies, contradictions and illogical" conclusions.