Court in Session for Jerry Sandusky Sex Abuse Case
Court is in session for the child sex-abuse case against former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.
A spokesman for Pennsylvania’s court system says the session started just after 9 a.m.
A jury of seven women and five men are scheduled to hear opening statements Monday, ending months of pretrial wrangling in the high-profile case that led to the firing of legendary late Penn State coach Joe Paterno. Many of the jurors have strong ties to the university.
Sandusky is charged with 52 criminal counts alleging he sexually abused 10 boys over a 15-year span. He has denied the allegations.
Many of the alleged victims are expected to testify for the prosecution.
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