Former FBI director and federal judge Louis Freeh was granted a judgment on the pleadings in the defamation suit brought against him by former Penn State president Graham Spanier based on Spanier’s misdemeanor child endangerment conviction.
Joe Paterno said he knew about abuse claims against convicted child abuser Jerry Sandusky prior to former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary’s 2001 claim that he witnessed Sandusky assault a boy on campus, according to a CNN report.
Sue Paterno strikes back on July 1, 2017, at the NCAA for its statement about the dropped lawsuit the family of longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno originally filed against the NCAA in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
The long battle between the estate of longtime Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and the NCAA over claims Paterno was defamed during the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal may be drawing to a close.
The Office of the Attorney General filed a sentencing memorandum asking a judge to give former Penn State president Graham Spanier jail time, while not delineating specific sentence requests for other ex-executives Tim Curley and Gary Schultz.
Pa. AG Josh Shapiro spoke following the Graham Spanier verdict in Harrisburg. Spanier, Penn State's former president, was found guilty of misdemeanor child endangerment and not guilty of conspiracy. Former Penn State athletic director Tim Curley and vice-president Gary Schultz pleaded guilty to child endangerment.
Former Penn State administrators 'turned their backs' on child sex abuse, AG says
Fans discuss JoePa's 'glory days'
They lost their son in a rodeo accident. A year later, two parents set up a scholarship in his name.