The judge who sentenced Jerry Sandusky to at least 30 years in prison will hear his lawyers and prosecutors argue over whether the former Penn State assistant football coach got a fair trial.
This case is finally with the jury. Unfortunately, no matter the verdict, the atrocities that Jerry Sandusky committed will never go away.
The report says the prosecution warned the defense that they would call Matt Sandusky to the stand as a rebuttal witness if the defense called Jerry Sandusky to testify.
I’ve sat through dozens of trials of child sexual abusers, child murderers and child batterers. There are no two alike.
The whole point of Jerry Sandusky going to trial against a mountain of evidence was to take an all-in stab at a small chance of victory.
The defense in Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial sought to undercut testimony from a former graduate assistant who told jurors he saw the former Penn State assistant coach sexually abusing a boy inside a football facility shower.
When we do forensic interviews of child sexual abuse victims, it is occasionally necessary to tell the child that other people have come forward, other people have already told what happened.
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.
Time for Joe Amendola to defend the indefensible. He had a bad day in opening arguments and his cross examination of the first witness. If anything, Monday might have been worse.
Media pundits were wondering why the prosecution isn’t calling a psychiatrist specializing in pedophiles to explain Sandusky’s behavior. Some people in social media were wondering why the victims didn’t come forward sooner.
Amendola opened with typical defense attorney tactics. In this case, they were complete nonsense.
The teenager whose report of sexual abuse spawned a grand jury investigation into Jerry Sandusky has told jurors that a guidance counselor didn’t initially believe him because the former Penn State assistant football coach has a “heart of gold.”
Jerry Sandusky’s trial in the Penn State scandal opened in graphic fashion Monday with the first witness testifying that the retired coach molested him in the locker-room showers and in hotels while trying to ensure his silence with gifts and trips to bowl games.
Three of the 16 jurors and alternates needed for former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky’s child sex abuse trial were selected Tuesday morning as the high-profile case got under way in earnest after months of legal wrangling and intense publicity.
Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer on Wednesday asked for a delay in the former Penn State assistant football coach’s child sex-abuse trial, saying he needed more time to prepare and that he was still waiting for disclosure of prosecution material.
Former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky’s request for greater freedom of movement — and for visits from his young grandchildren — while he awaits trial on child sex-abuse charges was taken under advisement by a judge Friday, but prosecutors countered that Sandusky’s home isn’t a safe place for children.
Pennsylvania prosecutors say they’ll tell Jerry Sandusky the names of the 10 young men identified as victims of sex abuse allegedly at his hands by the end of the week.
In the midst of a day-long media blitz Tuesday, Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer gave his client’s skeptics some advice he probably wishes he could take back.
A lawyer says no plea talks are under way on the eve of Tuesday’s preliminary hearing in the Penn State child sex-abuse case.
Jerry Sandusky’s wife, Dottie, released a public statement Thursday afternoon through attorney Joseph Amendola.