Former Penn State University president Graham Spanier is seeking to stop the state’s case against him in the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Spanier says he thought Penn State’s lawyer was representing him.
Spanier’s lawyers filed a complaint in federal court in Harrisburg Monday that says his case was “undertaken in bad faith” and that it violates his constitutional right to due process of law.
Legal experts predict the decision to overturn the conviction of Monsignor William Lynn will have major implications for the criminal case against three Penn State administrators connected to the Jerry Sandusky scandal.
Judge Todd Hoover shut down the hearing after a few minutes, hearing no witnesses, instead entering into the record documents pertaining to former Penn State chief counsel Cynthia Baldwin.
The state attorney general’s office filed papers Friday that detail the lies it says former Penn State President Graham Spanier told during his grand jury testimony.
Penn State University trustees have called off a Friday meeting at which they were expected to vote on a new president.
Former Penn State President Graham Spanier wants a judge to put his planned defamation lawsuit against former FBI Director Louis Freeh on hold until after Spanier’s criminal trial in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
Lawyers for former Penn State president Graham Spanier want a judge to force the state attorney general’s office to release documents as he prepares for trial on charges he helped cover up complaints about Jerry Sandusky.
Three former administrators at Penn State are waiving their right to a formal arraignment on criminal charges in an alleged cover-up of reports about Jerry Sandusky’s behavior with boys.
Day two of a hearing on whether three former Penn State officials covered up an allegation in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is expected to feature two more witnesses, a day after legendary coach Joe Paterno was said to be quietly critical of how university officials had handled it.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary was the leadoff witness this morning as a preliminary hearing began in the case of three former top Penn State administrators charged with covering up the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
Penn State’s former president and two other former top administrators will be the subject of a preliminary hearing today on charges they conspired to cover up Jerry Sandusky’s sexual abuse of children.
Penn State’s Board of Trustees has approved a $4.42 billion budget and tuition increases averaging about 2.8 percent for all students.
Penn State’s former president Graham Spanier initiated a libel and defamation case Thursday against Louis Freeh, the former FBI director who a year ago produced a report for the school that was highly critical of Spanier’s role in the child sex abuse scandal involving longtime assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Former Penn State president Graham Spanier is asking a county judge to throw out criminal charges accusing him of helping to cover up abuse allegations against former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky.