Sandusky Lawyers Ask Judge For New Trial

Law360, Philadelphia (January 10, 2013, 4:58 PM EST) -- Attorneys for former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky asked a Pennsylvania judge Thursday to toss his conviction for child sexual abuse, arguing Sandusky’s defense did not receive sufficient time to review key documents before his trial.

In a hearing before Senior Judge John Cleland, Sandusky’s attorney Norris Gelman contended that his client was denied due process when he was denied two motions for a continuance in May. Sandusky’s lawyer sought the continuance in order to review several thousand pages of discovery material that...
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