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Sandusky Waives Right to Prelim Hearing; Will Not Face Accusers

Jerry Sandusky waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday and will not face the young men who accused him of sexual abuse in court today.  Instead, the case will go straight to trial at a later date. Sandusky had been scheduled to face eight of his accusers as prosecutors carried out the task of proving [...]

2020-10-23T10:16:40-04:00Categories: Sexual Abuse & Clergy Abuse|Tags: , , |

Sandusky Victim’s Lawyer | Victim 1 in Sandusky Child Sex Abuse Case

The teen-ager identified as Victim 1 in the Jerry Sandusky grand jury report will testify at the accused child molester's preliminary hearing in Bellefonte, Pa., next week, his attorney told the Daily News on Thursday. Philadelphia attorney Slade McLaughlin says his client is "holding up well" despite the fact that he will be questioned in open [...]

2019-11-06T23:22:45-04:00Categories: Sexual Abuse & Clergy Abuse|Tags: , |

NBC News Interview with Philadelphia Attorney, Slade McLaughlin

Philadelphia attorney Slade McLaughlin is now telling his client's side of the story. NBC 10's Lu Ann Chan has the exclusive sit down interview. The newly hired attorney for alleged Victim One in the Penn State child sex abuse scandal speaks out. Slade McLaughlin says the young man who is considered the most recent alleged victim [...]

2020-06-10T17:21:59-04:00Categories: Sexual Abuse & Clergy Abuse|Tags: , , |

Penn State Fallout May Be a Boon

In the chronicles of creepy state history, Jerry Sandusky could be counted as an unintentional savior of child sex-abuse victims. Before the former Penn State assistant football coach was charged with raping or molesting boys over a decade, few in Harrisburg would risk the wrath of their parish priests to aid young sex-abuse victims. The mighty [...]

2019-11-06T20:23:33-04:00Categories: Sexual Abuse & Clergy Abuse|Tags: , |

Sandusky Accuser to Testify | Victim #1

An attorney representing a boy who accused former Pennsylvania State University football coach Jerry Sandusky of sexual abuse said his client and other alleged victims planned to testify at a hearing in two weeks, marking the first time they would publicly confront Mr. Sandusky. Michael Boni, an attorney in Bala Cynwyd, Pa., said Tuesday his teenage [...]

2019-11-06T20:23:06-04:00Categories: Sexual Abuse & Clergy Abuse|Tags: , , |

Penn State Abuse Scandal Likely to Spawn Lawsuits

The full story about what happened in the Penn State child-sex abuse scandal will only come out through the civil lawsuits that now appear inevitable, and the matter raises novel and challenging legal issues, according to lawyers with experience in similar litigation. STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Lawyers for people who say former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky [...]

2019-11-06T20:23:15-04:00Categories: Sexual Abuse & Clergy Abuse|Tags: , , |

McLaughlin & Lauricella and Boni & Zack to Represent Sandusky Victim 1 & Mother

Michael J. Boni of Boni & Zack LLC in Bala Cynwyd, PA and Slade H. McLaughlin of McLaughlin & Lauricella, P.C. in Philadelphia have been retained to represent Victim 1 and his mother in connection with the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse matter. "Victim 1" is so named in the Grand Jury Presentment in order to protect [...]

2019-11-06T20:23:23-04:00Categories: Sexual Abuse & Clergy Abuse|Tags: , , |