October 10, 2012 in Nation/World

Appeal planned, attorneys say

 

Jerry Sandusky’s attorneys, Joseph Amendola and Karl Rominger, said they intend to contest their client’s conviction within the next 10 days, arguing that they did not have enough time to prepare an adequate defense.

Only seven months elapsed between Sandusky’s arrest in November and the start of his trial in June, leaving scant time to pore over thousands of pages of documents and interview dozens of crucial witnesses, they said.

“I can get you three continuances for a parking ticket,” Rominger said after Tuesday’s sentencing hearing. “But I can’t get one continuance for Jerry Sandusky?”

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