Supreme Court of Cassation March 25, 2015
Supreme Court of Cassation March 25, 2015
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We are showing live tweets from courtroom in Rome where the appeals of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito are being heard today.
Tweets include those from:
- Kristeva: PerugiaMurderFile forum's own citizen reporter.
- Andrea Vogt: the freelance reporter who has provided unbiased reporting throughout the case
@KristevaPMF: I have arrived. Outside Section V Sollecito, father and Greta. Poor reception. #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: @andreavogt has just arrived and speaking to Avv. Ghirga #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Spoke to Avv. Maori & asked him who general prosecutor is and he doesn't know yet. there are 2 sessions today #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: American British Journalists are all talking to Avv Dalla Vedova now. #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Remo Croce looking nervous is pacing outside the hall #amandaknox #raffaelesollecito
@KristevaPMF: #RaffaeleSollecito smiling and looking very relaxed. #amandaknox
@andreavogt: Raffaele Sollecito is here in court, speaking with his lawyer Giulia Bongiorno. #amandaknox lawyers and Patrick Lumumba also present.
@KristevaPMF: All British and US journos speaking to Avv. Dalla Vedova #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: I was expecting a larger crowd between public and reporters #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Avv. Maresca has arrived. #amandaknox
@BLNadeau: Rome high court in session. Phone/tweeting not allowed in court. #MeredithKercher #AmandaKnox #RaffaeleSollecito
Long gap in tweets as no tweeting allowed in court
@andreavogt: Court president gennaro Marasca calls break until 2:30. PG mauro Pinelli has another hour of args. Args & ruling could be Friday.#amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: CT president interrupts general prosecutor for a 45 min break. Phones banned, constant check by police #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: President Judge says verdict will be on Friday as tomorrow other cases are discussed in section. #Amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: I just saw #RaffaeleSollecito walking by with Bongiorno. She was carrying a trolley #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Realtor Judge P. A. Bruno laughs once and while getting names wrong such as Hallowo instead of Halloween. #amandaknox lol
@KristevaPMF: #RaffaeleSollecito only seemed nervous when Prosecutor discussed computer, footprint on mat and bra clasp #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Paolo Antonio Bruno knows the case extremely well without ever looking at his notes #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Prosecutor is rather dry and reads fast a previously prepared exposure of whole case against #amandaknox & #RaffeleSollecito
@KristevaPMF: They initially started in a very small room packed with people & then moved us to the gorgeous Aula Magna #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Hearing will start again in 30 minutes. I repeat that verdict is coming in Friday #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Ok sorry. It could actually end tonight. But if not on Friday. depends how long lawyers talk #amandaknox
@andreavogt: Cannot tell how the court is leaning. Reviewer made hurtful and helpful comments to both sides. Still could go either way.
@KristevaPMF: Prosecutor finds Rudy's climbing up wall 4 numerous times "demenziale"
@Machiavelli_Aki: The Prosecutor General is Mario Pinelli. President Judge is Gennaro Marasca.
@KristevaPMF: Back in session. No phones. c u later
@Machiavelli_Aki: Prosecutor General said the Florence sentence "respects the indications set by the Cassazione"
@Machiavelli_Aki: PG says courts, based on findings "correctly established that the theft was staged".
Long break in tweets
@KristevaPMF: Prosecutors has ended. He asked without remand 28.3 yrs #amandaknox and 24.9 for #raffaelesollecito
@KristevaPMF: Pacelli now on civil case for Patrick Lumumba #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Bongiorno has asked to speak on Friday so most likely verdict will be then. #AmandaKnox #RaffeleSollecito
@andreavogt: There is a sense among some observers that the Court is differentiating between positions of #amandaknox and raffaelle Sollecito.
@andreavogt: Maresca: I am representing the Kercher family in court for the 8th time. I hope this will be the last arguments I give on their behalf.
@andreavogt: Maresca: It is time for the Kercher family to finally be able to remove this poor victim from the law courts. #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Maresca has now concluded. Confirms all points made by Nencini, the general prosecutor and Galati. #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Maresca Asks the Supreme Judges to not send #RaffaeleSollecito to United Sections. #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Maresca was brief and concise and said that after 8 years he hopes this is the last time he has to make same arguments
@KristevaPMF: Maresca says that everything asked by #amandaknox and #RaffaeleSollecito has already been asked at Perugia and Florence trial. Enough.
@KristevaPMF: Maresca makes a big point about pages re Conti & Vecchiotti and calls them on their lie. #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: Maresca asks Judges to confirm conviction so that #MeredithKercher can be finally remembered outside of a courtroom #AmandaKnox
@andreavogt: Carlo dalla Vedova has launched a blistering attack on the state of Italian justice system and the problem of "the neverending trial."
@andreavogt: Lawyer Luciano Ghirga: The scientific evidence favors #amandaknox (no trace of her in the murder room).
@andreavogt: Ghirga: "its not that we want to blame the poor black guy, its that you cannot rule out a single aggressor."
@andreavogt: Dalla Vedova for #amandaknox: How can we tolerate in Italy that trials can go on forever? Convicted, acquitted, convicted, acquitted...
@KristevaPMF: Hearing back on Friday at 9am. Dalla Vedova concluded. still To be heard Maori and Bongiorno #amandaknox
@andreavogt: Hearing over for the day. Raffaelle Sollecito's defense will continue Friday, march 27. #amandaknox
@KristevaPMF: There is so much media and cameramen outside it's impossible to get out. #amandaknox