Monthly Archives: June 2012

Intense First Day at the Sandusky Trial

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Opening statements followed by disturbing testimony from “Victim #4″, and and agressive an agressive cross-examintation that probably helped the prosecution.

Here are the day’s sketches from Bellefonte, Penn. Sandusky120611_McGettigan

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NYT story here.

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We Have A Jury

Jury selection completed in record time. Opening statements and testimony to begin on Monday. Sandusky120606wideIn the sketch above Jerry Sandusky rises slighly from his chair as he is identified for a group of prospective jurors. Below are the rest of today’s sketches. Sandusky120606_Jerry_1

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Sara Ganim’s closer look here.

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Swift Pace at Sandusky Jury Selection

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This morning there was speculation about the need to bring in jurors from neighboring counties if enough qualified jurors could not be found in the present pool, but by the end of the day nine jurors had already been picked and and each side had only two or three strikes left. That means it’s likely we will have our twelve jurors and four alternates sometime tomorrow, or Thursday at the latest. Sandusky120605_judge

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And finally …..Sandusky120605sketch_deer

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