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Joseph Amendola

Sandusky's Lawyers May Appeal Based On Timing Of Trial

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS and MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 08.25.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- Jerry Sandusky's lawyers said they tried to quit at the start of jury selection in his child sex abuse trial because they weren't g...

David Lohr

Defense Witness: Jerry Sandusky Is A 'Wonderful Man'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.19.2012 | Crime

Update 5:15 p.m. -- During afternoon testimony, the defense called the neighbor of accuser #1’s mother to the stand. The witness said that, contrary...

Defense Witness Calls Sandusky A 'Local Hero'

AP | MARK SCOLFORO and GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 08.18.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky opened his defense in his molestation trial Monday with character witnesses who defended his reputation, includ...

Expert Doubts Sandusky's Disorder Defense

AP | KEVIN BEGOS | Posted 08.18.2012 | Sports

The defense in Jerry Sandusky's child sexual abuse trial is suggesting that a personality disorder explains some of the charges against the former Pen...

David Lohr

Sandusky Witnesses Also Showered With Boys

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.18.2012 | Crime

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -– Two witnesses described sharing communal showers with young boys as something "very common" that is done "all the time" when the ...

David Lohr

Prosecution Rests Case Against Sandusky

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.18.2012 | Crime

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- Prosecutors in the trial against Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant coach accused of sexually abusing 10 boys over a 1...

Sandusky Defense Strategy Begins To Emerge

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 08.17.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- After a gripping, emotionally charged four days of testimony that saw eight men from 18 to 28 years old tell jurors that Jerry Sand...

Victim 4: Why His Testimony Is Key to Sandusky's Conviction

Mari Fagel | Posted 08.15.2012 | Crime
Mari Fagel

Both the prosecution and the defense in Jerry Sandusky's sexual abuse trial presented strong opening arguments Monday. Yet, opening arguments are only a small fraction of what's needed to build the case.

Attorney General Describes Sandusky Is a Predatory Pedophile

AP | MARK SCOLFORO and GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 08.11.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- The lead prosecutor called Jerry Sandusky a serial predator in opening statements Monday, while a defense lawyer said the young men...

Judge Refuses To Toss Child Sex-Abuse Charges Against Sandusky

AP | MICHAEL RUBINKAM | Posted 06.08.2012 | Sports

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- A judge on Thursday refused to throw out child sex-abuse charges against Jerry Sandusky but will allow defense lawyers for the retir...

Sandusky Takes The Stand

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 04.11.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Jerry Sandusky declared Friday that people have turned against him, moments after the ex-Penn State football coordinator asked...

Sandusky Lawyer Requests Info On Alleged Victims

AP | Posted 01.19.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- An attorney for a former Penn State football assistant coach accused of molesting boys has filed a request for information prosecut...

Finally a Smart Move From Jerry Sandusky's Defense

Mari Fagel | Posted 02.13.2012 | Crime
Mari Fagel

Jerry Sandusky's attorney, has made one misstep after another. However, his strategy of waiving Tuesday's public hearing was a good move because it gives Sandusky more bargaining chips if he hopes to spend anything short of the rest of his life behind bars.

Sandusky's Unorthodox Lawyer Grabs Spotlight In Abuse Case

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2012 | Crime

By Mark Shade and Dave Warner BELLEFONTE, Pa, Dec 13 (Reuters) - It was expected to be a day when accusers of former Penn State footba...

WATCH: Penn State Coach's Lawyer Caught In Gay Sex Line Gaffe

Posted 12.14.2011 | Gay Voices

To the chagrin of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocates everywhere, the Penn State child abuse scandal has been cited in several arg...

Sandusky Lawyer Makes Long Statement

Posted 12.13.2011 | Sports

After former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky waived his preliminary hearing in his child sex abuse case, his lawyer, Joseph Amendola, ...

Sandusky's Lawyer Claims Case Is 'A Fight To The Death'

AP | MARK SCOLFORO and MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 02.12.2012 | Sports

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — A lawyer for a former Penn State assistant football coach accused of molesting boys said Tuesday he didn't mean to refer to a ...

Sandusky Waives Preliminary Hearing

Posted 02.12.2012 | Sports

By MARK SCOLFORO and MARYCLAIRE DALE, The Associated Press BELLEFONTE, Pa. -- Jerry Sandusky's lawyer says he will not negotiate a plea deal in his...

Sandusky Jailed On New Sex Abuse Charges

AP | GENARO C. ARMAS and MARC LEVY | Posted 02.06.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Ex-Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was jailed Wednesday after new child sex abuse charges were filed aga...

Sandusky Lawyer Says He's Ready To Question Alleged Victims

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE and GENARO C. ARMAS | Posted 02.05.2012 | Sports

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — A 19-year-old man has filed a complaint with state police alleging he was sexually abused by Jerry Sandusky after the forme...

Guilty? Jerry Sandusky's Lawyer Could Plead Guilty To Seek Deal

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 12.01.2011 | Sports

Although former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has thus far maintained his innocence in the face of shocking allegations of sexual ab...

REPORT: Sandusky's Lawyer Impregnated Teenage Girl

Posted 11.16.2011 | Sports

On Monday evening, former Penn State football coach and accused child predator Jerry Sandusky broke his silence by participating in a telephone interv...

Sandusky's Lawyer Makes Bold Claims

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.15.2011 | Sports

While interviewing accused sexual predator Jerry Sandusky -- the former football coach whose alleged crimes have sparked the scandal at Penn State -- ...