David Anderson reviews the literary attempt of Francesco Maresca, the Kercher family’s lawyer and reveals that Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito were attacked from the start by two separate but coordinated legal teams, one criminal, the other civil.
“It was his story against mine, but of course, I told my story better.”
Humphrey Bogart in classic noir ‘In a Lonely Place’.
It is fine work, reads briskly and clearly, and is useful as an anatomy of why things go wrong in trials and sometimes terribly so. I knew a great deal about the Knox-Sollecito case, of course, and a bit about Kiszko, and very little indeed about Routier. I must say that the authorities in this last case are so breathtakingly awful, that they Mignini look comparatively benign.
David Anderson has been contacting universities and academics in the English speaking world and the response has been very encouraging. This message came back from Dr Dennis Eady. He gave us permission to repeat it: