HARRISBURG, Pa. -- Jerry Sandusky s child sex-abuse trial remains on track to start next week after a Pennsylvania appeals court turned down his latest request for a delay.

A Superior Court panel denied the former Penn State assistant football coach s petition seeking its review of the matter, granted his application to seal the defense filing and deemed as moot his request for a stay.

The 68-year-old Sandusky faces 52 criminal counts for alleged abuse of 10 boys over 15 years, allegations he denies. Jury selection is scheduled to begin in a central Pennsylvania courthouse on Tuesday.

Sandusky s lawyer wants more time to review material from the prosecution and has argued a delay is also warranted so that defense experts and potential witnesses can be available at trial.

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