The walk from the Centre County courthouse to the waiting sheriff’s car may be the last time we see Jerry Sandusky. The 68-year-old former football coach is in solitary confinement 23 hours a day, allowed two phone calls a month, and even his own defense team admits their chances for a retrial are slim at best.
Defense attorney Joe Amendola on Tuesday asked Judge John Cleland for two more weeks, saying lead appeals lawyer Norris Gelman had a heart attack and open-heart surgery.
Aaron Fisher was described in court records as Victim 1. He’s speaking out on television Friday.
Few cases have grabbed the attention of the public and the media like the sex abuse trial of Jerry Sandusky, turning the suspect into a convicted criminal and his attorney into a bit of legal celebrity.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky asked a judge on Thursday to overturn his child sexual abuse convictions and grant him a new trial, claiming his lawyers lacked sufficient time to prepare and the statute of limitations for some charges had expired.
A chronological look at the case against former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, based on grand jury reports, court appearances and testimony. Some key dates in Penn State football and since the scandal broke are included.
Jerry Sandusky will walk into state prison with little more than a watch and wedding band. He’ll be able to work a 30-hour week to make a few dollars. He’ll be able to watch Penn State football, but not violent movies.
Jerry Sandusky’s wife testified Tuesday that she remembers most of the men who told a jury that her husband sexually abused them, but she said he never had inappropriate contact with them as boys.
The judge presiding over the Jerry Sandusky case denied the prosecution’s motion to stop the defense from issuing subpoenas on Thursday.
Jerry Sandusky’s attorney, Joe Amendola, has fired back in court documents responding to allegations that he has abused subpoena power.
It looks as though motions to dismiss charges against Jerry Sandusky may be argued another day.
A sleepy country town better known for fly fishing than courtroom drama takes center stage Tuesday for a face-to-face encounter between a disgraced Penn State coach and the young men who say he sexually assaulted them as children in showers and campus locker rooms.
A new judge was assigned to handle Jerry Sandusky’s child sex-abuse charges on Wednesday as a lawyer for a boy who accuses the former Penn State assistant football coach of abuse took aim at his televised defense.
Jerry Sandsuky’s television interview concerning the child sex abuse charges against him does not seem to have had the effect his attorney was looking for.