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  • March 20, 2012 - 10:43pm

    Pennsylvania is the only state in the country that does not allow courtroom testimony from experts who could shed light on a victim’s behavior after sexual assault.
    Is that significant?
    Yes, it’s extremely significant, because it means that jurors don’t receive the information they need to make informed decisions in sexual assault cases. As a result, victims are at a disadvantage in Pennsylvania courtrooms.

  • March 14, 2012 - 5:26am

    Joseph Amendola, attorney for former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, was in court Monday threatening to request that criminal charges against his client be dropped. Sandusky is charged with 52 counts of child sexual abuse involving 10 minors beginning in 1994.