galleryAmanda Knox Timeline04.16.10galleryAmanda Knox Timeline04.16.10 12:52 PM ETDaniele La Monaca, Reuters / LandovAmanda Knox makes her debut appearance in front of the world’s press in September 2008 at a preliminary hearing. Unlike her co-defendant Rudy Guede, she did not have to wear handcuffs. Her angelic white blouse with embroidered flowers made headlines. Daniele La Monaca, Reuters / LandovThe tiny cottage at Via Della Pergola 7 where Meredith Kercher, Amanda Knox, Filomena Romanelli and Laura Mezzetti shared a flat. Meredith’s partially nude body was found in a back bedroom on November 2, 2007. Her throat had been slashed. Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters / LandovAmanda Knox sits at a back table with her attorney Luciano Ghirga in the Corte di Assise in Perugia, Italy. Two judges and six jury members heard the 11 month trial. Daniele La Monaca, Reuters / LandovRaffaele Sollecito wearing one of his signature pastel shirts during a court session.Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters / LandovRudy Guede, an Ivory Coast native was convicted of his role in Meredith’s murder in a fast track trial in October 2008. His 30 year sentence was reduced to 16 years in December 2009.Max Rossi, Reuters / LandovAmanda Knox’s sisters Delaney, Ashley and Deanna and her parents Edda Mellas and Curt Knox talk to reporters outside Capane prison the morning after Amanda’s conviction. PA Photos / LandovA tribute to Meredith Kercher left outside the house where she was murdered.Daniele La Monaca, Reuters / LandovMeredith Kercher’s sister Stephanie and mother Arline outside the Perugia courthouse. They testified before the Corte d’Assise in June 2009.PA Photos / LandovMeredith Kercher was laid to rest in Croydon, South London on December 14, 2007, six weeks after her murder. Over 400 mourners attended the service. Daniele La Monaca, Reuters / LandovItalian prosecutor Giuliano Mignini speaks with the media as he arrives for a court hearing in the case of murdered British student Meredith Kercher, in Perugia, Italy.Daniele La Monaca, Reuters / LandovAmanda Knox takes the stand in her murder trial June 12 and 13, 2009. She spoke in English with a translator before switching to fluent Italian. Daniele La Monaca, Reuters / LandovA black-robed lawyer looks at crime scene photos presented in court.Daniele La Monaca, Reuters / LandovKnox attorney Luciano Ghirga looks on as Amanda Knox rests her head in her hands during a court break.Alessandro Bianchi, Reuters /LandovAmanda Knox looks anxious during final closing arguments several days before a Perugia jury found her guilty of the sexual assault and murder of Meredith Kercher.