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  • Jerry Sandusky: Child sex abuse trial tentatively set for May 14

     
    Jerry Sandusky: The judge presiding over the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse case set a tentative trial date for May 14 and said he will rule quickly on several pending issues raised in a pretrial hearing on Friday....
  • Sandusky pre-trial hearing to focus on defense motions

    Sandusky pre-trial hearing to focus on defense motions
    Attorneys for Jerry Sandusky and prosecutors will be in court Wednesday at a pre-trial hearing for the former Penn State assistant coach's sex abuse case. Judge John Cleland is expected to rule whether to dismiss several subpoenas filed by the defense to...
  • Breaking News: Sandusky attorney asks for continuance

    Breaking News: Sandusky attorney asks for continuance
    UPDATE: Just hours before a pre-trial motions hearing in the Jerry Sandusky case, defense attorney Joe Amendola has filed a motion asking the judge in the case for a continuance. In a 13 page motion, Amendola sites new evidence, lack of compliance from...
  • No Major Rulings in Hearing on Subpoenas in Sandusky Case

    No Major Rulings in Hearing on Subpoenas in Sandusky Case
    A pretrial hearing in the case against former assistant Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky, who faces 52 counts of child sex abuse, ends without any major rulings today. The judge trying to decide whether or not Sandusky’s defense team can recover...
  • Judge in Sandusky Case Gives Mixed Ruling in Battle over Subpoenas

    Judge in Sandusky Case Gives Mixed Ruling in Battle over Subpoenas
    The judge in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case is giving the defense some of what it wants but not everything after several groups filed motions to stop defense subpoenas requesting information involving alleged victims.  Thursday, Judge John...
  • Sandusky attorney asks judge to throw out charges

    Sandusky attorney asks judge to throw out charges
    Jerry Sandusky's defense team has filed a new motion today asking Judge John Cleland to consider several different things including throwing out the charges associated with Victims #2, 6 and 8. Defense attorney Joe Amendola says in the filing that there...
  • Sandusky Makes Surprise Court Appearance Just a Week Before His Trial is Due to Start.

    Sandusky Makes Surprise Court Appearance Just a Week Before His Trial is Due to Start.
    Attorneys for Jerry Sandusky and the prosecution held a closed door meeting with the presiding judge today at tne Center County courthouse in Bellfonte. Its the first time an unplanned meeting like this has happened.  Sandusky along with his defense team...
  • Judge denies yet another Sandusky defense request to delay trial

    Judge denies yet another Sandusky defense request to delay trial
    The judge in the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse case has denied another request by the defense team to delay the start of the trial. Judge John Cleland held a private hearing on the motions, filed May 25th, yesterday. There were four arguments presented...
  • Trial Judge Denies Sandusky Defense Attorney's Effort to Take Continuance Request to Superior Court

    Trial Judge Denies Sandusky Defense Attorney's Effort to Take Continuance Request to Superior Court
    Trial Judge John Cleland late Wednesday afternoon blocked a request by Jerry Sandusky's Defense Lawyer Joseph Amendola's motion to appeal the Judge denying a delay in the start of the trial. It was the latest development from a scheduled hearing in Centre...
  • Judge: No aliases for alleged Sandusky victims; No tweeting from courtroom

    Judge: No aliases for alleged Sandusky victims; No tweeting from courtroom
    Update: Jury selection in the trial for former Penn State Football Coach Jerry Sanduksy starts tomorrow. Today, Judge John Cleland issuing multilple rulings. In one of his rulings, he denied alleged victims 3,4,5,6 and 7's request to keep their...
  • Jurors in Jerry Sandusky Trial Will Not Be Sequestered

    Jurors in Jerry Sandusky Trial Will Not Be Sequestered
    Update:  About 200 potential jurors were broken up in groups of 40 as they were brought into courtroom 2 in the Centre County courthouse. Senior Judge John Cleland told members of the jury pool that jurors in the case will not be sequestered, saying he...
  • 9 Jurors Selected Tuesday for Jerry Sandusky's Trial

    9 Jurors Selected Tuesday for Jerry Sandusky's Trial
    By Tuesday afternoon, 9 jurors were selected for the Jerry Sandusky's child sex abuse trial.  They will continue with jury selection until 5:30pm Tuesday then resume again on Wednesday. Those inside the courtroom today say Sandusky listened intently to...