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Jerry Sandusky waves right to pretrial hearing

by The Madeleine Brand Show

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Former Penn State assistant football coach, Jerry Sandusky and his wife Dottie arrive at the Centre County Courthouse on December 13, 2011 in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania. Rob Carr/Getty Images

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky waived his right to a preliminary hearing, a decision that moves him straight to the trial phase. He faces a life sentence, if convicted of the sexual molestation charges. Sandusky would have faced some of his accusers in court Tuesday. Philadelphia-based criminal defense attorney Theodore Simon will join the show to explain and look ahead to the trial.


Theodore Simon is a criminal defense attorney in Philadelphia.

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