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JUDGE IN SANDUSKY CASE REPLACED
Fri, 18 Nov 2011 03:49 PM EST

A new judge has been assigned to handle the Penn State scandal involving child sex abuse charges against former football assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, whose televised defense drew a rebuke from a lawyer for one of his accusers, and reignited the discussion about pedophilia and institutional responsibility for child protection across the nation. Basketball betting lines

Harrisburg attorney Ben Andreozzi said he represents a client who will testify against Sandusky, who is accused of abusing eight boys, some on the Penn State campus, over a 15 year period.

“I am appalled by the fact that Mr. Sandusky has elected to re-victimize these young men at a time when they should be healing,” Andreozzi said in a statement released by his office. “He fully intends to testify that he was severely sexually assaulted by Mr. Sandusky.”

Sandusky’s lawyer, Joe Amendola, appeared with him on a prominent TV news show and cast doubt on the evidence in the case.

“We anticipate we’re going to have at least several of those kids come forward and say, `This never happened…It never occurred,”’ Amendola said. Baseball odds

Sandusky, 67, was interviewed by phone during the news show. He said he had showered with boys but denied the molestation charges.

The grand jury report that was issued last week resulted in the firing of Penn State president Graham Spanier and longtime coach Joe Paterno, who, although not a subject of further investigation, has hired legal counsel amid public outrage that he should have done more to protect the youths.

In a further development in the case, a central Pennsylvania police chief said his department did not receive reports from then-Penn State graduate assistant Mike McQueary, who said he saw Sandusky sodomizing a boy of about 10 years of age on campus in a football locker room shower in 2002.

McQueary wrote in an email that was released to media sources recently that he had had discussions at the time with police about what he had seen. McQueary has also been placed on administrative leave and is in seclusion due to threats he has received.

State College borough police chief Tom King said McQueary didn’t make a report about the incident to his department. Penn State officials said they were investigating whether McQueary had instead contacted campus police.

Sandusky is due to appear in court on Dec. 7. The Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts has announced that it is bringing in a Westmoreland County senior district judge to preside over his preliminary hearing. Robert E. Scott will be taking over the hearing from Centre County District Judge Leslie Dutchcot, who had been a donor to The Second Mile, a charity group that was founded by Sandusky to help at-risk children.

It remains unclear exactly how many accusers have surfaced in the past week after state police and the attorney general’s office announced that they were seeking additional victims and witnesses in the scandal.

Berks County lawyer Jay Abramowitch, who has represented about 150 child sex victims, including many clergy abuse cases, said he is following the Penn State case closely.

“The real significance of what happened in the Sandusky situation is that people are beginning to understand the cover-up that goes on in any structural organization that employs a pedophile,” he said. “What’s the answer? One of the answers is to allow these victims the right to go to court and file suit against not only the pedophile but the group that employed them … and didn’t do anything.”


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