Legal News

Jerry Sandusky Sentenced; 30 to 60 Years in Prison
Download PDF
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (No Ratings Yet)
Loading...

In what is effectively a life sentence, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was issued at least 30 years in prison for his child sexual abuse charges. The sentencing took place on Tuesday after Sandusky issued a statement in which he denied the charges against him. Sandusky is 68 and will not be eligible for parole until he is 98.

Sandusky was convicted in June on 45 counts of child sexual abuse. According to witnesses, Sandusky used his charity organization for troubled children as his way of meeting his victims. On Monday, Penn State Com Radio aired a statement made by Sandusky. Sandusky claims that he is the victim of investigators and Penn State.

  
What
Where


“They can take away my life, they can make me out as a monster, they can treat me as a monster, but they can’t take away my heart,” he said. “In my heart, I know I did not do these alleged disgusting acts. My wife has been my only sex partner and that was after marriage.”

The sentence was handed down by Judge John Cleland, who issued a sentence of 30 to 60 years. According to Pennsylvania law, Sandusky cannot be released from prison on parole until he serves the minimum, which is 30 years.

Get JD Journal in Your Mail

Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!






 

Interesting Legal Sites You May Like


BCG FEATURED JOB

Locations:

Keyword:



Search Now

Mid-level Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-MD-Baltimore

Baltimore office of our client seeks mid-level litigation associate attorney with 3+ years of experi...

Apply Now

Litigation Associate Attorney

USA-SC-Columbia

Columbia office is seeking a commercial litigation attorney with 2-4 years of experience.

Apply Now

Junior Employment Litigation Attorney

USA-CA-San Francisco

San Francisco office is seeking an attorney with 2-3 years of employment litigation, class action or...

Apply Now

Research and Writing Associate Attorney

USA-TX-Dallas

Dallas office of our client seeks research and writing associate attorney with 5+ years of experienc...

Apply Now

RELEVANT JOBS

Staff Attorney

USA-CA-Burlingame

We are seeking 2 part time Staff Attorneys to become a part of our team. The attorneys of the Law Of...

Apply now

Attorney

USA-KS-Great Bend

The law firm of Watkins Calcara Chartered in Great Bend has an opening for an additional attorney. T...

Apply now

Head of Human Resources and Business Development

USA-WI-Madison

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  Under the general supervision of the Director of Administration, the H...

Apply now

Paralegal/Legal Assistant

USA-WA-Spokane

Must be able to assist the attorneys at the office with a wide variety of tasks, including but not l...

Apply now

SEARCH IN ARCHIVE

To Top