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Sandusky attorney says additional charges likely

Posted on: November 22, 2011 3:51 pm
Edited on: November 22, 2011 4:43 pm
 
Posted by Adam Jacobi

In an interview with Good Morning America, Joe Amendola, the attorney representing former Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky, said that Sandusky's accusers were "pampered" after being "labeled as victims" by the legal system, and that one's accusations were the result of tough love from Sandusky as a mentor.

"[P]eople when they're brought into the criminal justice system and they're labeled as victims, they're pampered, they're encouraged, they're treated specially. And particularly when you're dealing with maybe someone who hasn't had a great, the greatest of lives. Then a lot of times they start feeling more important," Amendola said in the interview.

Amendola's most specific comments about the alleged victims were directed at whom the Pennsylvania grand jury describes as Victim 1, saying those accusations were a negative reaction to Sandusky's demands for harder work toward unspecified goals.

"When you push and they don't want you to," Amendola said, "they react. And what Jerry believes happened is that this young guy got tired of Jerry pushing. Jerry believes that what happened was this young guy said, 'you know what, gee, if I say Jerry did something to me, that's the end of my relationship with Jerry.'"

Amendola also said that he is concerned that more charges will be brought against his client, and that his client may go back to jail before his trial as a result. Sandusky is free on $100,000 unsecured bail after facing 40 varying counts of sexual assault on underaged males, and the judge who set that bail was removed from the case after it was revealed that she volunteered for The Second Mile, the charity Sandusky formed in 1977 and allegedly used to meet all of his alleged victims.

That charity grew to such a sizeable scale that Amendola says accusations of sexual misconduct at the Second Mile house are implausible, because there was no way for Sandusky to be alone with a potential victim.

"Jerry tells me his house was like a hotel, particularly on football weekends, which is when this young guy... says that he was at Jerry's house," Amendola said. "The house was filled with people. At any given time, probably when this activity was allegedly going on, there might have been 25 to 50 people at Jerry's house."

Sandusky's preliminary hearing is scheduled for December 13 in Centre County court in Pennsylvania.
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Since: Jul 29, 2009
Posted on: November 25, 2011 11:21 am
 

Sandusky attorney says additional charges likely

I am here to defend my good friend and personal attorney Joe Amendola from the detractors he has attracted recently. He was able to convince the jury in my jaywalking case to only hand me a 5-10 year sentence which he said was fair. My cellmate also had Mr. Amendola as his legal counsel and only is serving 12 years for stealing a 6-pack of Bud Lite from the local 7-11. I am confident that Mr. Sandusky will get off with a slap on the wrist as long as this brilliant legal mind is defending him in his case.



Since: May 27, 2008
Posted on: November 22, 2011 11:01 pm
 

Sandusky attorney says additional charges likely

50 people in the house...but only takes 5 min. to rape a young boy!  Send him away!!!




Since: Dec 8, 2006
Posted on: November 22, 2011 10:43 pm
 

Sandusky attorney says additional charges likely

Amendola = Spin

Just doing his job.  He has to go home at night and say something like, "Holy sh%t! I don't have a freakin' prayer!!" 



Since: Nov 1, 2011
Posted on: November 22, 2011 9:05 pm
 

Sandusky attorney says additional charges likely

Just curious how big is this guys house that he has 25-50 house guest (staying overnight) ever weekend. Seriously this attorney is an idoit who apparently knocked up some 16 or 17 year old of one his clients --- birds of a feather!



Since: Aug 25, 2009
Posted on: November 22, 2011 8:55 pm
 

Sandusky attorney says additional charges likely

Nice quote from the article.....


"When you push and they don't want you to," Amendola said, "they react. And what Jerry believes happened is that this young guy got tired of Jerry pushing.


well...    When
the pushing is from behind in the shower you should expect the kid to get tired of his pushing



Since: Aug 25, 2009
Posted on: November 22, 2011 8:52 pm
 

Sandusky attorney says additional charges likely

I'm no legal expert, but I would advise Sundusky and his idiot lawyer to shut the hell up.





Since: Sep 3, 2006
Posted on: November 22, 2011 8:44 pm
 

Sandusky attorney says additional charges likely

Was at one of the better sports bars here in Fort Myers. A Penn State fan was leaving after the Nebraska game and had a tshirt that said..."Roll Up Your Pant Legs ...this is Joe Pa's House." I commented to a buddy that it should read "Pull down your pants, this Joe Pa Country. He flipped out and his wife/girlfriedn (butter face btw) told me to get a life. All I could do was laugh. I know the joke was in bad taste but how dare you stand up for a man that turned a blind eye to this for years. Disgusting! Especially since they found Sandusky at WalMart the other day. When  asked why he was there he stated he had heard boys pants were half off! (I know I am going to hell but I couldn't resist).  



Since: Nov 27, 2006
Posted on: November 22, 2011 8:40 pm
 

Sandusky attorney says additional charges likely

Google Joe Amendola and read about how he got a 16 year old girl pregnant when he was 49. What a creep and now it all makes sense how he can sleep at night representing such a pedophile like Sandusky. Let's all have faith in mankind that the jury will lock his ase up for life and that his fellow inmates will make him pay every hour of very day for what he did to those boys.



Since: Oct 29, 2006
Posted on: November 22, 2011 8:24 pm
 

Sandusky attorney says additional charges likely

I kinda looked at this article...didn't fully read it.  What I got from it was "If you don't work hard, you gotta take it up the poop chute in the shower."  Is that right?  This whole mess is disgusting.  I've already had a talk with my 11yr old son about "men" like this.  My boy plays football too.  Poor kids.



Since: Nov 20, 2007
Posted on: November 22, 2011 8:04 pm
 

Sandusky attorney says additional charges likely

I can't believe what I just read. This whole situation is a disgrace. Jerry is an evil man. "If Jerry likes horsing around in the shower, than he is just going to love prison" - Leno.


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