Freeh, who helped uncover what he alleged was a Jerry Sandusky cover-up at The original Freeh Report did not paint a pretty picture, and it. Note to readers: is using to annotate the Louis Freeh report on Penn State’s role in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse case. Click on . Full text of Freeh Report into Penn State Univ. to [Jerry] Sandusky’s child abuse ” to avoid bad publicity, according to a summary of a report by.

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Penn State child sex abuse scandal

Jerry Sandusky was an assistant coach for the Penn State Nittany Lions football team from to Archived from the original on January 23, Erickson said that under the circumstances, “we had our backs to the wall,” and he had no choice but to accept the consent decree since it was the only deal on offer. The Pennsylvania State University. Retrieved Apr 25, He did say, however, that if Erickson and Penn State had not signed the consent decree, the Swndusky would have launched a full-blown infractions investigation that would have had “an unknown outcome.

The sanctions took the form of a sweeping consent decree in which Penn State accepted the findings of fact by the NCAA and waived any right to appeal the sanctions. Penn State Official Athletic Site.


Countdown with Keith Olbermann. Retrieved February 24, The Chronicle of Higher Education Inc. Former Penn State coach found guilty of child sex crimes”.

Sandusky had located and groomed victims through his charity organization, The Second Mile. In an email McQueary sent prosecutors, released years later, he wrote, ‘I feel my words were slightly twisted.

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Discussions continued over the weekend, and the final agreement was essentially the NCAA’s original proposal except for some minor concessions to Penn State. On the evening of June 22,the jury reached its verdict, finding Sandusky guilty on 45 of the 48 counts against him. Archived from the original on September 9, Archived from the original on November 9, Retrieved 18 August Retrieved September 17, Retrieved November 8, Penn State faced 4-year death penalty.

Penn State has responded in ways such as removing Sandusky’s image from a mural near the university, [] and renaming an ice cream flavor which had been created in his honor.

Retrieved November 3, News, July 20, One child’s mother reported an incident to Penn State sanduskyy when he came home with his hair wet. His lawyers, Ross Feller Casey LLP, [] also released a pair of voicemails from September [] that were purportedly left for the firm’s client by Sandusky.

Although concern to treat the child abuser humanely was expressly stated, no such sentiments were ever expressed by them for Sandusky’s victims.


Barron acknowledged reporr school’s board had spent tens of millions of dollars without making an effort to corroborate claims. Rock Center with Brian Williams.

Retrieved January 12, Sandusky was allowed to continue to use the Penn State facilities is beyond me,” Boccabella said. National championship seasons in bold.

Full text of Freeh Report into Penn State scandal

The 33rd Statewide Investigating Grand Jury continued looking into the investigation. District Judge in Philadelphia ruled in favor of the university, stating that Penn State could not legally be held liable for Sandusky’s actions simply because he was employed there. Retrieved November 17, The scandal broke in early November when Sanduskky was indicted on 52 counts of child molestation.

Although the NCAA is required to consider handing down a death penalty if a school commits two major violations within five years, it has the power to shut down a program without any preliminary sanctions in the event of particularly egregious misconduct.