Monday, April 25, 2011

Amanda Knox case being examined by Idaho Innocence Project (video) - National Crime | Examiner.com

PERUGIA, ITALY - NOVEMBER 24:  Amanda Knox (C)...Image by Getty Images via @daylife

A group that has helped exonerate a number of people across the U.S. 
after examining evidence in criminal cases is now looking at the case of Amanda Knox, the American student convicted by an Italian court of the 2007 killing of her roommate.
Dr. Greg Hampikian, a professor of biology at Boise State University is the director of the Idaho Innocence Project and became interested in Knox after examining DNA evidence in the case.
“We take cases primarily from Idaho, we’re working on several cases right now in Idaho with people who claim to be innocent who are imprisoned,” Hampikian told KTVB.
Two years ago, he studied how DNA evidence is used in criminal cases abroad and “…was appalled.”
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