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Right now Jerry sandusky heading to prison for what is essentially.
A life sentence -- CC eight year old former Penn State coach sentenced to at least thirty years.
And prison judge -- the pot tonne of boxing senior judicial analyst joins us now on the the Backstreet judgment is that he could.
Be sentenced upwards of 400 years in prison so.
Well you know I I don't know why the judge came up with these numbers but I know that Pennsylvania has.
An antiquated system of sentencing.
In in many states like -- new -- -- Where I -- judge for a crime like this -- would sentence the person to life without parole period whether they live five years or fifty years.
To a person -- 68 years old there is no difference between sixty years and 400 years in jail.
It -- -- different well it sounds different but people should understand that thirty years to sixty years means he is not eligible even to ask for parole.
Until you serve the full thirty years so he would have to wait at least 98 years old before he can ask for parole.
If he ever lived that long that's probably the thinking of this judge the other thinking in the judge and again I'm turning inside the judge's head.
Is that as horrendous as this crime measure might save the 400 years for a mass murderer and because -- you say.
It sounds worse sounds -- it's also difficult story to him to wrap your head around as in so many different aspects it and as we heard from Jerry sandusky from prison in it -- and recorded statement.
And a play a little bit for our viewers now this is.
Part of his reasoning.
Of why he ended up where he did today take a listen.
Young man whose dramatic and veteran accuser and always sought attention started everything.
He was joined by a well orchestrated effort of the media investigators system Penn State psychologist civil attorneys and other accusers.
The victims certainly heard that sentiment the judge had to hear that sentiment as well how would that impact you if you heard that type of explanation and really.
Well it wouldn't it wouldn't impact me at all and I don't think it impacted this judgment essentially.
sandusky is three arguing the case and is suggesting why the witnesses should not of them believe that's history.
That jury has spoken.
The judge has heard very competent professional applications to set aside the verdict for the very reasons that sandusky just argued.
And the judge rejected those arguments of the judges not in a position now to hear.
Arguments that he should have been acquitted he's only in a position to hear arguments about the harmonies course and the reasons he's going to be in jail.
Judges have a tendency of letting criminal defendants especially once they know we're going to -- it -- to jail for a long time saying whatever they want to just to get out of your system.
This particular case would send us he said is irrelevant and you can't argue guilt or innocence -- point.
And inappropriate because the judge can't even take into account -- it's just a waste of time.
Real quick here there's also -- -- and asking his team that they did not have enough time to prepare for treason trial on that this really can go to appeal that.
Every gonna see that judge we expect.
Yes I think that's a legitimate basis for appeal I don't know why the judge did this but in -- case like this the defense can't prepare until they get the government's -- He left the government give them their file the night before the trial started that's not really enough time.
But whether it's worthy of of saying the whole trial was unfair.
And and they -- the verdict has tainted his for an appellate court to decide how Long Will that take probably about a year for them to either to uphold the reverse this I think they'll appalled and we do have a couple executives as well I'm Penn State on trial facing trial -- next several months of the story will continue judge yes.
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