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Jerry Sandusky seeks appeal

Updated: November 1, 2013, 11:47 AM ET
Associated Press

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Jerry Sandusky is asking Pennsylvania's highest court to take up his appeal of his child sex abuse conviction, saying the judge should have instructed jurors regarding the length of time it took victims to come forward.

The petition, released Friday, calls the case a test of whether fair trials can be held "even in the worst of cases."

Sandusky, 69, a former longtime Penn State assistant coach, was convicted last year of 45 counts of child sexual abuse. He is serving ...

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