Settlements to Surface After Freeh Report, Attorneys Predict

, The Legal Intelligencer


Penn State's board of trustees admitted July 12 it "failed" in its oversight obligations regarding the Sandusky scandal. Louis B. Freeh, the former FBI director and judge hired to investigate the university's handling of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, placed the bulk of the blame on the board and directly on four of the university's top leaders who he said "concealed" facts to avoid bad publicity.

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  • Lulaine

    The best advice for Penn State would be to settle as quickly as possible. These kinds of matters with kids being abused and officials covering it up will probably amount to the school after all the litigation being bankrupt. The school can't afford to spend money fighting and losing. They should work out a settlement if the kids want it to prevent a massive blood letting.

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