Not many crimes have captured our imagination quite so much as the murder of a young British woman in Perugia, a university town in central Italy. Amanda Knox was convicted and later acquitted of the murder of her roommate Meredith Kercher. Author John Follain looks at the murder investigation and the fascinating trial of Amanda Knox in a foreign country.
Meanwhile, Advocate Martin Hodgson, who has spent ten years working on countless cases of foreigners in trouble overseas discusses the first 48 hours of arrest which he says are crucial because ‘in this time you can put a whole country offside by your actions.’
Correspondent, The Sunday Times
Senior Advocate, Foreign Prisoner Support Service