Child Sex Abuse

Child Sex Abuse

Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky waives his right to a preliminary hearing: The latest in the child sex abuse case and its broader implications.

Yesterday former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky waived his right to a preliminary hearing. He’s been charged with 27 felony counts of child sex abuse. Witnesses were to detail their versions of the alleged incidents, but Jerry Sandusky’s attorney said the hearing would have given Sandusky’s accusers a chance to publicly rehash allegations. Join us for a discussion of the latest developments in the Penn State case and its broader implications


David Newhouse

editor, The Patriot-News

Mary Leary

associate professor,
Columbus School of Law
The Catholic University of America

Mark Horner

director of clinical services, Childhelp's Alice C. Tyler Village,a residential treatment center

Chris Gavagan

filmmaker, currently directing a documentary on sex abuse in sports, "Coached Into Silence"

Dr Fred Berlin

associate professor
director, Sexual Behavior Consultation Unit
Johns Hopkins University

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