Spanier Lawyers Slam Freeh for 'Reckless' Report

, The Legal Intelligencer


The four lawyers for former Penn State President Graham Spanier, all either former judges, prosecutors or both, called out another former prosecutor and judge, Louis Freeh, for what they said was a "blundering, indefensible indictment" of their client.

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What's being said

  • Lulaine

    This is part of the blow back the defense is actually trying to throw on Louis Freeh for his report on the Penn State coverup. It looks like the defense is looking to discredit the man and the report without using evidence or reasoning. They are muddying the waters so to speak. There may also be a financial motive for this to prevent what might be a flood of lawsuits against Spanier from the victims. If he and others had knowledge of Sandusky's actions and didn't do anything about it, then they might be liable as well.

  • ColorBlindJustice

    What are these mouthpieces supposed to say? "Yeah, Judge Freeh is right. Our client is an irresponsible and reprehensible SOB who worried more about preserving JoPa's fiefdom and legacy than he did about the safety and security of innocent and defenseless kids."

  • Jeff Spangler

    Spanier must be close to indictment if we're hearing this now from his counsel. Someone should also be rolling over soon on their colleagues at Old Main. Why take a hit for a dead coach anymore?

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