Penn State says it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Lawyers for Penn State and Pennsylvania’s three other “state-related” universities said Monday they should not be fully covered by the state Right-to-Know Law, as lawmakers revisited a previously settled question reignited by the Jerry Sandusky child molestation case.
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.
Penn State’s costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal have crossed $50 million.
Cleveland Browns executive Jon Sandusky, the son of former Penn State assistant Jerry Sandusky, was arrested early Tuesday morning on suspicion of drunken driving.
Lawyers say 19 young men have settled with Penn State over claims of abuse by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
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.
Pennsylvania appeals court turns down Jerry Sandusky’s request for new trial in child sexual abuse case.
Lawyers for convicted child sex abuser Jerry Sandusky are expected to ask a state court judge to overturn a sentence that could keep Sandusky behind bars for the rest of his life.
Penn State has made notable progress in its adoption of reforms meant to protect children from sexual predators like former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, the university’s independent monitor said in an annual report.
State officials can pursue their bid to steer Penn State’s $60 million fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal to advocacy efforts in Pennsylvania, a state court has ruled in a setback for the NCAA.
A Philadelphia attorney said Friday seven young men he represents have finalized deals with Penn State over claims of abuse by the school’s former assistant football coach, Jerry Sandusky.
Negotiations between Penn State and young men who claim they were abused by Jerry Sandusky have begun to bear fruit, with lawyers involved saying there will be more announcements of settlements in the coming days.
It has been nearly two years since the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal began with the former coach’s arrest, and more than one year has passed since he was convicted of sexually abusing young boys.
Penn State may never be able to fully shake off the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal, but news that one victim has settled and other claimants may be soon follow marks a legal milestone after almost a year of negotiations.