Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito have had their convictions for the murder of the British student Meredith Kercher reinstated, a dramatic development in the long-running legal saga which paves the way for a possible extradition tussle between Italy and the United States. Full story >>
Conviction: the fact of officially being found to be guilty of a particular crime, or the act of officially finding someone guilty. • As it was her first conviction for stealing, she was given a less severe sentence. • He has a long record of previous convictions for similar offences. • The conviction of the three demonstrators has caused public outrage locally.
Having followed this case for some time, my feeling is that Knox and Sollecito are innocent, but judging from some of the comments at Mail Online, many people disagree. Of course, we will probably never know for sure, but The Guardian has a well-balanced opinion piece which is well worth reading.