Nancy Grace on Amanda Knox Verdict: Casey Anthony Redux!

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Nancy Grace doesn't hold back.

The news pundit and Dancing With the Stars competitor was not among the many people lauding the Amanda Knox verdict yesterday. Grace's thoughts on Knox's conviction (in the 2007 slaying of Meredith Kercher) being overturned?

"I think that it was a miscarriage of justice," she said.

Amanda Knox, Nancy Grace

Nancy Grace does not hold back when it comes to her favorite cash cows.

"I only hope Ms. Knox makes something of her life because she's certainly been given a second chance. Very few people are given the chance she has been given."

Knox, a University of Washington student who had been studying in Perugia, Italy, faced a sentence of 26 years in prison after being convicted of murder in 2009.

Yesterday, an appeals court overturned the 24-year-old's conviction.

Grace did not directly link the Amanda Knox trial to that of another infamous case in which a young woman, Casey Anthony, was controversially cleared of murder.

She didn't have to. Grace famously said "the devil is dancing tonight" upon the release of Anthony, who she ripped frequently and derisively referred to as "Tot Mom."

There are some parallels between the women, but unlike the Casey Anthony case, wasn't Knox cleared, at least in part, because of an independent review of DNA evidence? Which made the case against her less incriminating?

What do you think? Is Nancy on point? Off base? Running her yap for ratings? Should she just stick to Dancing With the Stars nipple slips and call it a day?

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Danielle, your lack of knowledge of the case is glaring, as is the case with most everyone posting on here. There is a WEALTH of evidence pointing to at least some kind of participation in this horrible crime. (Both circumstantial and forensic. And yes, people, circumstantial evidence is still evidence. Oy.) I'm venturing to guess that 95% of the people on here have not done an ounce research into the case other than watching some special on one of the networks or reading a news clip from the AP, all of which simply ignore the vast majority of the evidence. And by the way, being "on the wrong side of public opinion" should not be one's primary concern, whoever made that comment. The general public is by and large made up of idiots and is often in the wrong.

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There were two miscarriages of justice but Amanda being released was not one of them. One was how the police botched the evidence and the crime scene as well as the case itself. The other was Amanda and Raffaele having to spend over 4 years in prison for something they didn't do. I don't think that they will find the real criminal unfortunately. My thoughts go out to Meredith's family.

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IN MY OPINION, KNOX GOT AWAY WITH MURDER. SHE IS HOT.

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And Marianap, everyone was watching from afar, you on the other hand was there, like others who live there, to watch with blinders on...only reason everyone thought she was guilty was because she is American. All evidence pointed to Rudy Guede, and yet, everything about what they found, all the evidence was forgotten, to turn the tables to Amanda & Raffaele. The funny thing is, if it were someone from Italy who was on trial here, our courts wouldve followed the law to a "T"..knowing that the whole world was watching, not wanting to make any mistakes, and with the evidence that was provided, the person wouldve surely been exonerated... but not there, burn everyone on the cross...find evidence later...is crap!!

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I'm sick of Nancy Grace ! And to use Dancing With The Stars for the same venom that is her trademark,if the show doesn't throw her off,I sure hope people vote her off !

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The only evidence for this whole case pointed directly to Rudy Guede..his semen, his blood, fingerprints ,as well as the fact that he used the bathroom. He was a grifter that preyed on people, and picked,I think, both these girls. But,when Amanda wasnt home, he attacked Meredith, and she fought. Thats why he had scratches, and his blood was in different areas all over the room, and bathroom. He only gave up the names of Amanda and Raffaele, of whom he didnt even know, because they gave him a lower yeared sentence.
Anyone who had been paying attention to the case wouldve gotten their facts right. Nancy Dis-Grace has been wrong several times and herself has some issues in her past. She just needs to shut up, she is a nasty, nasty woman, who needs to keep her nose out of things that she obviously knows nothing about.

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Nancy Grace is absolutely right, we live in Italy and know how Amanda got off, she can thank her ex-boyfriend's father for being so connected.
Come on people don't be so stupid, she has blood on her hands, things can be manipulated. She is lucky she wasn't given the death sentence as she would have been in her own country. She has been given a second chance, hope she doesn't make any more mistakes, just stay away from the drugs Amanda.

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Nancy Grace is speculating like the rest of the world but speaks with arrogance and ignorance. If she was there and saw what happened, great, let her speak her mind. She should not have the platform to spew such rhetoric.

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Nancy Grace and her cohorts over at HLN need to step down from their pedestals into reality. I can't believe she even had the time to comment on Amanda Knox's release with her constant ranting about Casey Anthony (still!) and her shameless self promotion for DWTS! This woman doesn't look at the evidence, she only goes on what is sensational and never looks back. She doesn't let anyone get a word in edgewise and I can't imagine why any legal analysts worth their weight would go on her show, all she does is interrupt, yell and roll her eyes at everyone who doesn't agree with her. Her legion of dumbed down housewives need to wake up and maybe she will be gone forever! How wonderful would it be to not have to listen to her nonsenseicle ranting everytime you flip through the channels? Very wonderful indeed!

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Nancy Grace and her cohorts over at HLN need to step down from their pedestals into reality. I can't believe she even had the time to comment on Amanda Knox's release with her constant ranting about Casey Anthony (still!) and her shameless self promotion for DWTS! This woman doesn't look at the evidence, she only goes on what is sensational and never looks back. She doesn't let anyone get a word in edgewise and I can't imagine why any legal analysts worth their weight would go on her show, all she does is interrupt, yell and roll her eyes at everyone who doesn't agree with her. Her legion of dumbed down housewives need to wake up and maybe she will be gone forever! How wonderful would it be to n