Amanda Knox, the American student who was cleared of murder charges in October after spending four years in an Italian jail, is looking for a book deal. Knox has hired prominent Washington attorney Robert Barnett to take her story to publishers, the European press agency AFP reports.
Barnett is known for brokering book deals of some of the world's most prominent people. He has represented Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Tony Blair, Queen Noor of Jordan, and Pakistan's Benazir Bhutto.
Meredith Kercher; this year the verdict was overturned.
Barnett's law firm, Williams & Connolly, will "represent [Knox] in discussions with various book publishers who have expressed an interest in Amanda writing a book," according to a statement.
In October, we asked readers to vote on whether they thought Knox should get a book deal. More than 800 said she should – and almost 48% of all voters in our poll said they believed Knox to be innocent.
Amanda Knox looking for book deal
Knox has hired prominent Washington attorney Robert Barnett to take her story to publishers.
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