Gov. Tom Corbett will learn within the next few weeks whether his federal lawsuit against the NCAA over the penalties handed down against Penn State will be allowed to continue, following a nearly two-hour hearing Monday in Harrisburg.
A judge has postponed a hearing on the NCAA's request to dismiss Gov. Tom Corbett's antitrust lawsuit over sanctions college sports' governing body imposed on Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky's "major claims" as he appeals a child sexual abuse conviction include the many years that went by before accusers notified authorities, according to a pair of defense filings Monday.
A Pennsylvania judge has named a special prosecutor to examine whether secrecy rules were violated in relation to the grand jury that investigated Jerry Sandusky and three former Penn State administrators who are currently facing criminal charges.
Gov. Tom Corbett argued in a court document filed late Monday that the NCAA has been trying to use his antitrust lawsuit against it over the Penn State penalties in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal to combat what he describes as a groundswell of public criticism.
A Penn State trustee says a consultant should be asked to return "some or all" of the millions of dollars Penn State University paid for an internal investigation into the handling of sexual abuse allegations.
The NCAA wasted no time in challenging a new Pennsylvania law designed to keep the $60 million Penn State fine over the Jerry Sandusky scandal in the state, filing a federal challenge to the legislation hours after Gov. Tom Corbett signed it into law Wednesday.
The lawyer brought in by Penn State to help settle Jerry Sandusky-related claims said Monday that he recently gave university officials monetary settlement offers from most of the people asserting claims related to the child molestation scandal.
Jerry Sandusky lost a bid for a new trial Wednesday when a judge rejected his argument that his lawyers were not given enough time to prepare for the three-week proceeding that ended with a 45-count guilty verdict on child sex abuse charges.
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is maintaining his innocence but tells a northeastern Pennsylvania newspaper that he is "trying to learn from" his circumstance as he focuses on an appeal of his conviction on child sex abuse charges.
Jerry Sandusky's lawyers asked Tuesday for a little more time to file briefs supporting the former Penn State assistant football coach's bid to have child sexual abuse convictions overturned and a new trial granted.
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett turned the political tables Friday on Pennsylvania's newly elected attorney general and questioned the sincerity of her pledge to look into how prosecutors handled the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse investigation and why it took so long.