By Tessa Berenson
March 24, 2015

Italy’s highest court will decide Wednesday whether to uphold the 2007 murder conviction of Amanda Knox, a ruling that could set up a legal battle over the American’s extradition.

The country’s Supreme Court must decide whether to let stand an appeals court ruling upholding the convictions of Knox and her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, in the murder of Meredith Kercher, who was found stabbed to death in the home in Italy she shared with Knox.

Knox and Sollecito have already been found guilty twice by Italian courts and served four years in jail. Knox has been in Seattle, Wa. since 2011, when she was freed on appeal. That acquittal was later overturned.

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