Sandusky Motion for a New Trial” Please responds to the following:
- From the e-Activity, summarize at least two (2) arguments presented for and against granting Sandusky’s motion for a new criminal trial. Identify the most likely factors that you believe would support the judge’s decision to grant a new trial. Provide a rationale for your response.(100 words)
- In the event that Sandusky were to be granted a new trial, discuss two (2) specific aspects of the case that you believe the defense and prosecuting attorneys would alter in their new arguments. Provide a rationale for your response.(100 words)
Preview of the answer..
Sandusky’s case is considered to be one of the most controversial in the legal history. However, upon his indictment several factors were brought to light as pertaining to his request for retrial. First and foremost the judge did not instruct the jury of the validity of the victim’s testimonies. The victims did not report prompt report of the sexual violations committed against them with some eve taking a decade