Amanda Knox
  • FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010 file photo U.S. student Amanda Knox, right, walks past Raffaele Sollecito, as she arrives after a break to attend a hearing in her appeals trial, at Perugia's courthouse, Italy. Italy's highest criminal court has overturned the acquittal of Amanda Knox and of her former Italian boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, in the slaying of her British roommate and ordered a new trial. The Court of Cassation ruled Tuesday, March 26, 2013 that an appeals court in Florence must re-hear

    The decision by an Italian court to overturn Knox's acquittal is once again raising concerns both at home and abroad about how justice works in Italy.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 27, 2013, 11:47 AM EDT
  • Giulia Bongiorno, lawyer of Amanda Knox's ex-boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, talks to reporters as she leaves Italy's Court of Cassation, in Rome, Monday, March 25, 2013. Italy's highest court delayed until Tuesday a decision on whether American student Amanda Knox will face a new trial in the murder of her British roommate - an unsual but not unprecedented move. The court heard six hours of arguments Monday and spent several hours deliberating that and a handful of other cases on its docket before announcin

    The move extended a prolonged legal battle that has raised a host of questions about how the next phase of Italian justice would play out.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 26, 2013, 11:34 AM EDT