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Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

Created: 09/18/13

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Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?


Posted Sep. 30, 2013 Go to Top | Bottom | link | alert
Suzanne

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

No--the whole story seemed to be glossed over with the predetermination of her guilt by the police and prosecutor.


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janeh

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

No. I still believe the resident family was up to no good and perhaps they were in the drug business on the side with the drug dealer at the bar. Maybe that's why they tried to steer the authorities away from him. Lily's demeanor and carelessness gave her a dose of how, right or wrong, people tend to judge you quickly on outside qualities. Sometimes you have to play the game to get "inside" before you can completely be yourself and change the world more to your liking.


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bonnieb

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

No, there is much that is left unanswered at the trial. She was assumed guilty until proven innocent.


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dorothyt

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

No. Obviously since the verdict was overturned no one believed the whole story was told.


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christy

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

No. That what half of the fun---not really knowing which person's version of 'the truth' was believed (or not) was the compelling mystery :)


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michellen

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

This was definitely a story where you can make your own determination, but Italy is a country where you are guilty until you prove iannocent.


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djn

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

No, there were too many missing pieces . Maybe that is true of all trials


Posted Oct. 01, 2013 Go to Top | Bottom | link | alert
JAKL1

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

Imagine being a young person in a different country and being in trouble with the law. That scares me have to death. All the different rules not to mention the language barrier. The whole story did not come out in Lily's trial. Does any trial come out with the whole story?


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johnw

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

No - as in any court case what is presented by both sides in a trial is structured to portray the defendent as totally guilty or totally innocent whereas many cases in reality it may be a little of both. She was assumed guilty until proven innocent.


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pennyp

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

No, I think the whole truth is somewhere in the middle. I think people will always lie to protect themselves, their image and their loved ones.


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Retired Reader, NE

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

I didn't believe anything about the plot except that it is the Amanda Knox story.


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mariannes

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

I agree with others that it's not likely that the public ever gets the whole truth at a trial. There are too many variables involved, and you never know for sure who is telling the truth.


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judyk

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

No! The whole story doesn't even come out by the end of the book.


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beverlyj

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RE: Do you believe the whole story comes out at Lily’s trial?

I do not know if the whole story was suppose to come out at the trial. It seems that the justice procedure in place is a little different from ours and that a lot of "decisions/perceptions" were determined before the "trial".
But either way I do not think the whole story came out as often does not not.


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