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Jerry Sandusky’s Lawyers Argue For New Trial

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 Joseph Amendola addresses reporters outside the Centre County courthouse on March 12, 2012) (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Sandusky’s Lawyers Ask For More Time To File Briefs In Bid For New Trial

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.


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Sandusky Accuser Tells Of Abuse Ordeal In New Book

Aaron Fisher was described in court records as Victim 1. He’s speaking out on television Friday.


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Jerry Sandusky’s Attorney, Joe Amendola, Addresses Lawyers At Widener University

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.


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Ex-Penn State Assistant Jerry Sandusky Seeks New Trial

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.


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Key Dates In The Penn State Child Sex Abuse Case

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.


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What Jerry Sandusky Can Expect In Prison

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.


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Wife: Nothing Inappropriate Between Sandusky, Boys

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.


(Defense attorney Joseph Amendola addresses reporters outside the Centre County courthouse on March 12, 2012) (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Sandusky Judge Rejects Prosecution’s Attempt To Stop Defense From Issuing Subpoenas

The judge presiding over the Jerry Sandusky case denied the prosecution’s motion to stop the defense from issuing subpoenas on Thursday.


(Defense attorney Joseph Amendola addresses reporters outside the Centre County courthouse on March 12, 2012) (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Sandusky Defense Responds To Allegations Of Improper Use Of Subpoenas

Jerry Sandusky’s attorney, Joe Amendola, has fired back in court documents responding to allegations that he has abused subpoena power.


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Few Issues Resolved At Jerry Sandusky Pretrial Hearing

It looks as though motions to dismiss charges against Jerry Sandusky may be argued another day.


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Quiet Pennsylvania Town Center Stage For Sandusky Face-off

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.


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New Judge Assigned In Penn State Sex-Abuse Case

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 Sandusky is interviewed by phone with his defense attorney, Joe Amendola, before the television camera.  Frame from "Rock Center," NBC.)

Noted Philadelphia Attorney Calls Sandusky’s Interview A Defense Fumble

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.



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