John Burkoff on the Sandusky Prosecution and Defense
Professor John Burkoff explained that the prosecution in the Jerry Sandusky case did an excellent job by presenting a streamlined case that emphasized the harm to the victims, without getting stuck in the details. This gave the defense very little to attack in cross-examination. According to Professor Burkoff, the case has gone so poorly for the defense that there may be no alternative to having Sandusky testify -- always a risky decision.
Read the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette story here.