The Freeh report concluded Joe Paterno and other administrators hushed up a complaint against Sandusky showering with a boy for fear. None of the evidence cited by Freeh supports a claim that Paterno acted to conceal information about Sandusky. The Freeh report undermines. The report by Louis Freeh on the independent investigation of Penn State University surrounding the child abuse committed by Jerry Sandusky.

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Full text of Freeh Report into Penn State scandal – Chicago Tribune

Corbett previously served as attorney general”. Retrieved February 24, Paterno to retire at end of season”.

Freeh concluded that Paterno, Spanier, Curley and Schultz were complicit in “conceal[ing] Sandusky’s activities from the Board of Trustees, the University community and authorities. Poole and former Second Mile executive director Jack Paaterno did not respond to multiple requests to comment.

On October 16,Penn State announced it would not renew Curley’s contract when it repor in June On June 22,Sandusky was convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse.

Paterno family drops lawsuit vs. NCAA over Freeh report

The unprecedented sanctions imposed on the University were reversed. Spanier remained a tenured sociology professor at Penn State, despite being stripped of his duties as president.

Michigan, clearly, was motivated to beat the Nittany Lions after they won last year and tried to score a touchdown on its last play. Archived from the original on Instead, based on the subpoena, the federal probe seemed to be focusing on a possible cover-up by school officials.

Why he didn’t is beyond me. Freeh’s team concluded that the school’s top administrators had “empowered” Sandusky, the former defensive coordinator for the football team, to continue his abuse.


In announcing the sanctions, Emmert said that he intended the Penn State case to be “the cautionary tale of athletics overwhelming core values of the institution and losing sight of why we are really participating in these activities can occur.

Six years later, Penn State is still at war over the Sandusky scandal – The Salt Lake Tribune

The Judge stated that Victim 6 failed “to explain how molestation was the kind of act that Penn State employed Sandusky to perform. Goldberg, Barbara; McCune, Greg, eds. Retrieved November 5, Law enforcement officials, victims’ lawyers and private investigators — including Louis Freeh, the former FBI director who authored a damning report that asserted Paterno’s involvement in a coverup — say the dispute results from stubborn “Paterno-deniers,” “Joebots” and “truthers,” for whom no evidence will be strong enough to condemn the beloved former football coach.

In emails dated August 31,Erickson said, “Let’s go ahead and grant it [emeritus status], if Graham has already promised it,” and Secor wrote, “But we are in a bind. Retrieved January 12, As part of the litigation, the insurance company brought in a lawyer with expertise in sex abuse cases to examine how Penn State vetted claims before paying alleged victims.

Retrieved September 9, Curley, to the frustration of the prosecution, didn’t recall many important conversations fromincluding his meeting with Paterno, after which Curley decided not to contact authorities. While the investigation pterno ongoing, NCAA staffers sent Freeh’s team a list of suggested interview subjects and questions.

Full text of Freeh Report into Penn State scandal

This probe was separate from the Clery Act investigation. In an email McQueary sent prosecutors, released years pwterno, he wrote, ‘I feel my words were slightly twisted. Paterno testified that McQueary reported “fondling” and something of “a sexual nature,” but Blehar thinks the coach, who was 84 at the time of his testimony, misremembered what his young assistant told him a decade before.


Penn State spokesman Lawrence Lokman said university officials involved in cases related to the Sandusky scandal were aware of the new allegations contained in the insurance case broadly; Lokman said to Penn Live: Retrieved February 15, In response to a text message from the AP, Jay Paterno referred to a one-page statement released by his mother and Joe’s widow, Sue Paterno.

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. And I think you need more than anecdotal evidence or speculative evidence. On September 20,Penn State released an announcement that the institution had hired the law firm of Feinberg Rozen LLP to assist in the handling of any personal injury lawsuits that could emerge as a result of the sexual abuse allegations that had been made against Jerry Sandusky.

In Decemberhe was admitted to a hospital after fracturing his pelvis when he slipped and fell at his home in State College.

Doing what the law required wasn’t enough”. He adamantly maintains his father didn’t know the truth about Sandusky, pointing to the only piece of evidence he thinks matters: Retrieved December 3, NCAA chief legal officer Donald Remy claimed a total victory for his organization, which he payerno acted reasonably in adopting conclusions from a university-commissioned report authored by a team led by former FBI director Louis Freeh.