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Joe Amendola

Jul 10, 2012

Lawyer vanity plates 4U

It’s one thing for lawyers to brand themselves with ads on the back of buses. It’s another to showcase their careers on the backs of their cars. The ABA Journal asked readers to submit photos of lawyer vanity license plates last week and came up with  a wide range of attorney and courtroom sayings people […]

Jun 11, 2012

Witness: Sandusky abused on campus, in saunas

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — 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. The man, now 28 and dubbed Victim 4 […]

May 30, 2012

Judge won’t delay Jerry Sandusky’s sex-abuse trial

BELLEFONTE, Pa. — A judge on Wednesday denied a request from former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky to delay the June 5 start of his child sex-abuse trial. Judge John Cleland, saying no trial date is perfect but that “some dates are better than others,” said he would not give defense attorney Joe Amendola […]

May 9, 2012

Sandusky wants sex-abuse trial postponed

HARRISBURG, Pa. — 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. Defense attorney Joe Amendola argued in a 13-page motion that without more time, he […]

May 8, 2012

Penn State prosecutors change key allegation date

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Prosecutors didn’t have all the facts before filing charges against two administrators in the Penn State sex abuse case, lawyers for the men said after the attorney general’s office changed the date of a key allegation that former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky sexually assaulted a boy in a locker room shower. […]

Mar 20, 2012

Sandusky wins access to accusers’ information

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania prosecutors were ordered Tuesday to turn over to Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer the phone numbers and addresses of those who have accused the former Penn State assistant football coach of sexually abusing them as children. That includes their phone numbers and addresses back when the crimes are alleged to have occurred. It […]

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