I was not strapping on leather and bearing a whip. I have never done that. I have never taken part in an orgy. Ever.
— Amanda Knox, the American student who was convicted and then acquitted of the murder of Meredith Kercher, commenting on the absurdity of the theory of the case against her — specifically, that she had been a part of a “sex game gone horribly wrong.” Knox’s acquittal was recently overturned by Italy’s highest court.