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.
Jerry Sandusky might have to testify in person if he wants to win back the pension he earned during three decades at Penn State.
Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany is praising Penn State’s handling of the NCAA sanctions against the football program.
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.
Penn State’s bill to pay costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is nearing $48 million.
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.
The NCAA asked a Pennsylvania court on Tuesday to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the family of the late coach Joe Paterno that seeks to overturn the sanctions against Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.