A statement was made today by one of the judges which has thrown two of the three sides into some confusion and consternation, plus all the watchers. Both those who want to see the two perps finally nailed but also the Knox camp will be quite worried about statements made today. It does seem that Knox counsel are aware of it – they went beserk.
There are three main interested sides – the prosecution, Knox’s defence and Sollecito’s defence.
In Italy, there are two factions in public life, so to speak. One is the law abiding who generally side with the judiciary as it’s their only defence against the other faction. Then there is the other, small faction with Berlusconi, the mafia, corrupt pollies, corrupt judges and lawyers – the PTB down through the community.
What came out clearly in the Hellman/Zanetti appeal in 2011 was that the illegal way it was conducted, the travesties which saw both perps acquitted and released, caused a storm in Italian judicial circles and the very best prosecutor they could find launched a long and scathing appeal on the grounds of miscarriage of justice.…