Joe Amendola

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Sandusky Back in Court, Says Trial Wasn't Fair

Court to hold new hearing today to see if re-trial needed

(Newser) - Jerry Sandusky was sentenced months ago , but hearings in the Penn State abuse case aren't over. Today, the court will hear lawyers debate the fairness of the trial, the AP reports. Calling for a new trial, Sandusky's team holds that it wasn't afforded enough preparation time. Defense... More »

Sandusky: Penn State Sanctions 'Unjust'

Lawyer says he intends to defend himself at sentencing hearing

(Newser) - If nothing else, the Penn State sanctions have done this much good: They upset Jerry Sandusky. The convicted molester's lawyer, Joe Amendola, says Sandusky thinks it's "ridiculous" that anyone thinks Penn State administrators covered up for his crimes, which, he insists, never happened anyway. "He said,... More »

Sandusky Lawyer Accidentally Touts Gay Sex Line

Joe Amendola suggests calling '1-800-REALITY'

(Newser) - If the impregnation of a teen client wasn't enough to make Jerry Sandusky think twice about his choice of lawyer, this might: After Sandusky waived his right to a pretrial hearing yesterday, Joe Amendola told reporters that anybody who believes Mike McQueary witnessed his client raping a boy and... More »

6 Sandusky Accusers Expected to Testify

Attorney says 'Victim One' will definitely participate

(Newser) - Jerry Sandusky will likely face six of his accusers at an open hearing Dec. 13, their first public confrontation with the former Penn State coach. Despite claims from Sandusky's defense team that some would recant their allegations, an attorney for "Victim One" tells Fox News that all six... More »

Sandusky 'Can't Even Lie Emphatically'

For a defensive coordinator, his defense sucks

(Newser) - Were you blown away by Jerry Sandusky’s excruciatingly awkward phone interview with Bob Costas ? So was Jon Stewart. “I’m no lawyer,” he said on the Daily Show last night, “but it seems to me that when you’re accused of one of the most... More »

Teen Client Impregnated by Sandusky's Lawyer: Mom

Then Joe Amendola married her

(Newser) - Jerry Sandusky might think twice about his choice of lawyer: 63-year-old Joe Amendola once impregnated a teenage client, according to a report from The Daily . Amendola represented Mary Iavasile in her bid to be emancipated from her parents just before her 17th birthday in 1996—and according to the mother... More »

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