BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) _ Jerry Sandusky and at least some of his victims plan to address the judge at his sentencing, a proceeding that may last less than two hours, lawyers said after a closed-door meeting to iron out logistics ahead of the Tuesday hearing.
Sandusky lawyer Joe Amendola said ``it's as certain as certain can be'' that the former Penn State assistant football coach will speak to Judge John Cleland and assert his innocence before he is sentenced on 45 counts of child sexual abuse.
``What I anticipate he'll say is he's innocent,'' Amendola said outside the courthouse Monday afternoon.
Amendola said he did not expect any others to speak on
Given the number of charges, the serious nature of his crimes and his age, the 68-year-old
``The important thing for us is, it starts the appellate process,'' Amendola said.
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