The Grand Jury Presentment related the testimony of a graduate The graduate assistant, who was familiar with Sandusky, was going to put. Jerry Sandusky has been arraigned on 40 counts of sex crimes related to boys, and was released on $ unsecured bail. The presentment of a grand jury investigating Jerry Sandusky follows. Warning: This presentment includes explicit descriptions of the.
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He believed the sounds to be those of sexual activity. The clear implication made by the presentment that an anal rape was reported to Paterno had far ranging consequences when the scandal broke in early November Here is the complete Grand Jury Presentment of their case against Sandusky.
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Again, the voting grand jury never heard McQueary, Curley, or Schultz testify and yet the voting grand jury approved a presentment that commented on their credibility. The judge reviews the presentment.
McQueary was very clear in later public testimony that he never conveyed the idea that he told Paterno about an anal rape.
You, to understand this correctly — you told the grand jury you told Joe Paterno exactly what you saw. Coach Paterno, according to his own testimony, definitely knew it was severely sexual.
It was New York judge Sol Wachtler who famously said a grand jury could indict a ham sandwich. The graduate assistant went to his office and called his father, reporting to him what he had seen. The graduate assistant was shocked but noticed that both Victim 2 and Sandusky saw him.
McQueary testified to the grand jury about what he told Paterno. Or just the classics. The first two paragraphs of the Victim 2 account from the Grand Jury Presentment are presented below:.
Here are the relevant timeline events from the Moulton report:. In order to answer that question, a review of testimony from McQueary is required. Does this slow start to the season mean anything for the rest of winter ahead? And you remembered using very generic terms with Paterno.
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Unusual, even outlandish, flavor combinations. The prosecutors write the grand jury presentment. If it is within the authority of the grand jury, the judge issues an order accepting the presentment.
It is presented at page The author of the presentment took two different statements, separated them from their context, and relayed them in the presentment to convey an idea that McQueary never testified to — namely that he told Paterno he witnessed anal rape. Students Protest Paterno Dismissal Paterno was told of the allegations in by Mike McQuery, currently the receivers coach at Penn State, who allegedly witnessed Sandusky sexually assaulting a young boy in a school shower.
It is not known whether their full testimonies were provided.
I am certain that sex acts — the young boy was being sodomized — was occurring. In Pennsylvania, once charges are bound for trial after a preliminary hearing which has a relatively low presetment to meetcase law indicates that any issues or challenges to a grand jury presentment are rendered moot and no longer matter.
The subject of what Mike McQueary submitted in his written police statement and what he testified to the grand jury was brought up at the Sandusky trial. There is no case ujry or statutory requirement that a Grand Jury Presentment include even a summary of the evidence and the law upon which the Presentment is ggrand. The defendants argue that the Presentments returned by the Thirty-Third Statewide Investigating Grand Jury should be quashed and the charges against them dismissed.
The Grand Jury Presentment | Sandusky Scandal Relook
Here are the relevant timeline events from the Moulton report: The presentment is submitted to the grand jurors. November 10, at It is not public whether full or partial testimony was read into the record to the voting grand jury.
The question at this point is, how did the grand jury come to approve this presentment? Testimony presented to prior grand jury read into the record by agents of the Office of Attorney General on June 14th and 16th of The timeline outlined in the Moulton report indicates that the only McQueary testimony that the voting grand jury heard was the testimony that prosecutors chose to have read into the record. Notify me of new comments via email. The voting grand jury never heard McQueary, Curley, or Schultz testify and yet the voting grand jury approved a presentment that commented on their credibility.
We took a data-driven look at the question.
At trial, defense attorney Karl Rominger asked McQueary about his statement to police and his testimony to the grand jury, at page You never used profane or vulgar language. You are commenting using your Facebook account.
Sandusky grand jury presentment (Warning: Graphic content)
The graduate assistant left immediately, distraught. He then heard rhythmic, slapping sounds. This particular ruling was in response to motion from Curley and Schultz to quash the grand jury presentment.