Amanda Knox Summary

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Now as human beings very indecisive in everything that comes our way, from choosing which tooth paste to use, which route to take, or what clothes to wear. One question which is perhaps the most universally known is, guilty or innocent? This was the main question asked among people around the world in the Amanda Knox trial beginning in 2007. The answer is clear and simple; Amanda Knox is without a doubt to blame for the murder.

The story began in 2007 when a young college student by the name of Amanda Knox traveled to Perugia, Italy to attend college. Now Amanda Knox being a foreign exchange student to the country she had to room with other students that attended the college she did. One of her roommates was a young woman by the name Meredith Kercher. Meredith was a British university exchange student from Coulsdon, South London. The murder was committed on November 1, 2007 in the home of the exchange students. Now as standard procedure all the roommates that lived in the home were all questioned and as well as people who were in contact with Meredith Kercher. Once it came to Amanda Knox’s questioning of her whereabouts and relationship with Meredith, Amanda became one of the lead suspects in the murder.

Now there are many interpretations of the case and how the story happened but they all have something in common without a doubt. In videos taken from actual court it is seen the behavior of Amanda Knox. In any case or in any situation for that matter behavioral signs are one of the first ways of identifying whether or not someone is telling the truth or if something just isn’t right in the story. Amanda Knox showed no remorse whatsoever in the beginning of the trial. With actual videos from court days broadcasted on CBS you do not see Amanda Knox showing any kind of remorse until the ending of the trial when she was hearing the potential sentencing. With any person in any kind of situation there would be some emotion shown in the event of being tried, guilty...
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