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Penn State Scandal: Potential Jurors Wear PSU Gear, Have Connections To Second Mile, Sandusky

Jury selection for the Jerry Sandusky trial began today, and it has already hit a few snags. With such a high-profile case in such a closely-connected community, the vetting process is expected to take a while. While it's still early in the selection in process, a number of conflict-of-interest problems have already appeared.

According to Emily Kaplan, a rising senior at PSU:

Courtney Brennan of WPXI also noted:

As Derek Rocco of The Pens Blog tweeted, these are all pretty easy ways to get out of jury duty, too.

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