Pennsylvania State University lost a court bid to dismiss a lawsuit by former assistant football coach Mike McQueary over claims he was fired because of his cooperation in the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse case.
Pennsylvania State University must wait until next month for an answer to its request to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a former coach tied to the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse case, a state court judge said.
Charges against ex-Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier stem from a cache of evidence uncovered by prosecutors this year that include e-mails linking him to a conspiracy to cover up the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse scandal, according to a grand jury report.
Gary Schultz, one of the former Pennsylvania State University officials accused of lying to a grand jury in the Jerry Sandusky sexual-abuse case, asked a state court judge to dismiss the perjury charge against him.
Pennsylvania State University’s athletic director and a former school vice president were ordered to stand trial on charges of lying about a 2002 sex- abuse allegation against former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
Gary Schultz and Timothy Curley, the two Pennsylvania State University officials accused of lying in the Jerry Sandusky sexual-abuse case, asked a judge to dismiss the perjury charge against them claiming it lacks specificity and can’t be corroborated.
Whether two Penn State officials must go to trial in the university sex-abuse scandal may depend on precisely what they heard from Mike McQueary, the football coach who told a grand jury he saw a child being raped.
Daniel Mudd, the former chief executive officer of Fannie Mae, and Richard Syron, ex-CEO of Freddie Mac, were sued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for understating by hundreds of billions of dollars the subprime loans held by the firms.
Two former top officials of Pennsylvania State University go to trial in January on charges they lied to a grand jury about a sex-abuse allegation against convicted former football coach Jerry Sandusky.