Tag: victims

Why Monday matters not only for Sandusky’s victims, but to all victims.

On Monday morning in the Dauphin County Courthouse three Penn State top ranking officials will be in court for their preliminary hearing on charges of failure to report child abuse and perjury.  As of now, Jerry Sandusky has been convicted on 45 of the original 48 charges of  sexual assault because the victims in this case took the stand to testify about what Sandusky did to them… Read On

The protector of the monsters are no better than the monsters themselves.

Today we will finally see long awaited charges filed against The Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier say sources to The Post-Gazette.  This is a day so many of us have been waiting for–judgement day for Spanier, accountability for his lack of leadership and his failure to act.  From the first day in November when the grand jury presentment was released I said publicly that he needed to be charged… Read On

In light of Sandusky case I am reminded of my own testimony 25 years ago…

The last two weeks have been a whirlwind of emotions, sitting in court watching as each brave victim of Jerry Sandusky came forward and told their truth. They were each so honest, so raw and so real and indeed in the end it was their words that the jury held in the highest regard when considering the charges against Jerry Sandusky–it was their truth that lead to 45 guilty verdicts! Read On