Lawyer outlines basis for appeals

Updated: March 11, 2013, 5:12 PM ET
Associated Press

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's "major claims" as he appeals a child sexual abuse conviction include the many years that went by before accusers notified authorities, according to a pair of defense filings Monday.

Attorney Norris Gelman listed the failure to report -- specifically, the judge's refusal to instruct jurors on the issue -- as a critical element of Sandusky's effort to overturn the 45-count conviction.

Gelman also argued that ...

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