Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Bulletin; Amanda Knox: Experts, including retired FBI agent Steve Moore, and retired FBI agent John Douglas (the legendary profiler) to update U.S. Congress on current developments in the case on Tuesday. (October 2, 2013); West Seattle Herald;

STORY: "Experts will update congress on Amanda Knox case Oct. 2," published by the West Seattle Herald on October 1, 2013.

GIST: "With the retrial of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito now underway in Italian court, local experts hope to provide more background and insight into their case. A panel of experts will address congressional members and staff on the third trial of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito during “Update and Briefing on the Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito Case,” a congressional briefing hosted by Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA9) at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, Room SVC 203, on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The trial is scheduled to begin on September 30, 2013 in Florence, Italy. The experts will feature both legal and criminal experts. The three main speakers will be Judge Mike Heavey, a retired King County, Washington judge and co-founder of Judges for Justice, who will give an overview of the case and its legal considerations; Steve Moore, a retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent and criminal investigator, who will discuss the failures of the Italian police investigation and the evidence in the case; and John Douglas, a former FBI Special Agent, legendary criminal profiler and author of his most recent book, Law & Disorder: The Legendary FBI Profiler’s Relentless Pursuit of Justice, which includes an extensive analysis of the Knox-Sollecito case. Also in attendance will be famed litigator John Q. Kelly, Esq., who has been retained to act as Raffaele Sollecito’s attorney/spokesman in the United States, and Mark Olshaker, a New York Times best-selling nonfiction writer, and Mr. Douglas’ co-author of Law & Disorder: The Legendary FBI Profiler’s Relentless Pursuit of Justice."

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