SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A polite hearing in northeastern Pennsylvania pits a former state university director opposite 3 group who contend he intimately tormented and assaulted them while they were students.
Opening statements are scheduled for Monday afternoon in Scranton sovereign court.
The defendant, Isaac Sanders, was dismissed from East Stroudsburg University 6 years ago following an review by a group that oversees state-owned universities. He has consistently denied wrongdoing.
Now in their 20s and early 30s, a 3 accusers call him a predator who used his position of energy and change to delude them.
One former tyro alleges Sanders forced him into verbal sex, while other plaintiffs claimed he groped their genitals, intent in other kinds of neglected touching and done inapt passionate comments.
An eight-person jury was picked Monday morning.