This distorted version of her entered the courtroom and jeopardized the outcome of the trial.
The most important lesson she had learned was that it was easy for the public to turn defendants into monsters. "It's easy to see what we want to see," added Mrs. Knox, reducing the criminal cases to "black and white stories populated by demons and saints."
The three-day festival was organized by the Italian Innocence Project and Criminal Luca Lupária Donati, a law professor at Tre University in Rome and founder and director of the Italian Innocent Project, reported in Modena on "complicated issues" of criminal justice. Judges and prosecutors were invited to participate.
] "It may take 100 to 200 years for some legal rights to be achieved, but one day to lose them," he said.
wife. Knox's case was particularly controversial, triggering a passionate debate about her innocence in Italy and the United States. Hordes of news cameras and journalists followed the case as it bounced from court to court. Benedetto Lattanzi and Valentino Maimone, co-founders of Errorigiudiziari.com, an Italian judicial prosecution archive, said that Italian haters immediately attacked them on social media when they said something about Mrs. Knox.
"We are still amazed that there is still so much hate and disgust so many years later," Maimone said.
Since returning to the United States, Ms. Knox has been involved in the Innocence Project and has hosted a Facebook series and a podcast on true crime for Sundance in justice. At a seminar in Modena on Friday, she embraced exoneree Peter Pringle, who had been illegally imprisoned for 15 years for murder in Ireland, and Angelo Massaro, who was unjustly imprisoned for 21 years for murder in Italy.