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Sandusky appeals child sex conviction one more time

Published on Feb 22, 2013 12:47 AM
 

HARRISBURG, Pennyslvania (REUTERS) - Convicted child sex offender Jerry Sandusky on Thursday took his appeal to the Pennsylvania Superior Court in an attempt to overturn a jury verdict that found him guilty of abusing 10 boys.

The former Penn State football coach is serving a 30- to 60-year sentence for sexually abusing boys he targeted through a charity he founded for at-risk youth.

The judge who oversaw his trial, John Cleland of the Court of Common Pleas, denied Sandusky's initial appeal on Jan. 30.

At the time, Sandusky and his attorneys, Joe Amendola and Norris Gelman, said there were seven reasons why an appeal should be granted, including that they did not have enough time to prepare for an adequate defense.

 
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