Sandusky Scandal

On November 5, 2011, a 23-page Grand Jury report rocked Penn State to its foundation. As a result of Jerry Sandusky being convicted on 45 of 48 counts sexual abuse against 10 minors and subsequent fallout and alleged coverup by several key school administrators and legendary coach Joe Paterno, these events will forever be a dark stain in the history of our University.

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Centre Country Judge John Leete ruled that the Paterno v. NCAA lawsuit has legal standing to move forward today.
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The NCAA has formally dropped their lawsuit with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, according to the Associated Press. The organization asked Commonwealth Court Judge to drop the suit filed by State Senator Jake Corman and Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord late Friday. The NCAA also said that if Covey agrees, they will move to end their federal lawsuit against McCord, Gov. Tom Corbett, and the Commonwealth, which challenged the legality of a 2013 state law that required the fine money to stay in the state.
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An attorney representing a man who says he was a victim of child sexual abuse at the hands of former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky has filed a lawsuit against Penn State, Sandusky and his charity, Second Mile.
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New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a bill Wednesday that requires the state school coaches to report any signs of child abuse to the local police and complete training on how to identify it, according to the New York Daily News.
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Jay Paterno and Bill Kenney, two former assistant football coaches, are suing the university based on claims that the Sandusky scandal ruined their chances of being hired for new positions.
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Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of Jerry who first alleged abuse during his trial in 2012, unveiled details for the first time since to Oprah Winfrey on her network last night.
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Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of Jerry who has alleged his father sexually abused him, will appear on an interview with Oprah on her OWN Network on Thursday, July 17 at 9 p.m.
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Penn State has asked a court to implement a protection order preventing the release of pre-trial documents that the university fears the Paterno family will use to push a public relations agenda.
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Jerry Sandusky is pursuing one final legal option to overturn his conviction, according to his attorney.
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In a court filing this week, an attorney for Gov. Tom Corbett argues the governor should be dropped from a lawsuit filed by the NCAA. A state law, signed by Corbett Feb. 20, 2013, requires the NCAA to spend Penn State's $60 million fine for the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal within Pennsylvania.

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