Sandusky accuser asks to limit questioning, protect identity

Written by The Associated Press | Jun 23, 2016 3:58 AM

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Former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, center, leaves the Centre County Courthouse essorted by Centre County Sheriff Denny Nau, left, after attending a post-sentence motion hearing in Bellefonte, Pa., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.

(Harrisburg) -- A man who claims he told Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he was sexually abused by Jerry Sandusky wants a judge to protect his identity and limit questioning by lawyers in a lawsuit against college sports' governing body.

Lawyers for the man called John Doe 150 say in a filing he gave a sworn deposition in a related case in 2014 and shouldn't have to endure another one.

Themove comes two days after Penn State asked the judge to reject a subpoena in the Paterno family lawsuit from the NCAA to the university seeking the man's name and the identity of a Sandusky accuser who settled with the school over claims of abuse by Sandusky in 1971.

Sandusky remains imprisoned on sexual abuse convictions.

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