School district fights subpoena of Penn State victim records

A Pennsylvania school district on Monday moved to quash a subpoena asking for psychological and other records of one of the 10 boys Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky is accused of sexually abusing, Reuters reports. The subpoena targeting the school district superintendent raised objections last week from prosecutors who accused Sandusky’s lawyer, Joe Amendola, of embarking on a “fishing expedition” for information to defend Sandusky. Prosecutors also criticized Sandusky’s lawyer for revealing the name of Victim 1 in the subpoena, which authorities redacted before including it in the court file. Victim 1 is among 10 boys Sandusky is charged with sexually abusing between 1994 and 2008. A grand jury indictment said Sandusky performed oral sex on him more than 20 times when he was 13 or 14 years old, had Victim 1 perform oral sex on him one day and also touched the child’s genitals. Sandusky was barred from Victim 1’s school district, headquartered in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, not far from Penn State, after the child’s mother reported the allegations to the school…

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