Sandusky Makes Last-Minute Appeal

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In an effort to delay his trial, Jerry Sandusky’s lawyer has asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to postpone jury selection for his trial because the six-month timetable for taking the case to trial is too short. A lower court ordered it to begin next Tuesday, and the Supreme Court denied a similar request made by Penn State’s assistant football coach hours before the new request. Sandusky is being charged with sexually molesting boys over a 10-year period. The case has already had a few dramatic turns, as lawyers requested more than 50 charges dropped and the investigation stalled during the pretrial in April. Sandusky’s charity recently closed its doors after it failed to rebuild its reputation once it was discovered that the football coach found many of his alleged victims through the program.