facebooktwitterRSS
- Advertisement -
  • Most Commentedmost commented up
  • Most Emailedmost emailed up
  • Popularmost popular up
- Advertisement -
 

« News Home

Pa. governor's lawyer defends PSU lawsuit amid NCAA filing



Published: Fri, February 8, 2013 @ 1:30 p.m.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A day after the NCAA sought to throw out the antitrust lawsuit filed by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, his lawyer says a reply is in the works.

Corbett General Counsel James Schultz said today he’s confident in their legal position and the governor’s legal standing to intervene.

Schultz calls the NCAA’s penalties against Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation unprecedented and unwarranted.

The NCAA wants a federal judge to dismiss the case. It says antitrust laws don’t apply to the consent agreement that requires Penn State to pay $60 million, forfeits wins, and bans the school for post-season play for three more years.

Sandusky is serving a 30- to 60-year state prison sentence after being convicted of sexual abuse of 10 boys, including attacks in university facilities.


Comments

Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.


News
Opinion
Entertainment
Sports
Marketplace
Classifieds
Records
Discussions
Community
Help
Forms
Neighbors

HomeTerms of UsePrivacy StatementAdvertiseStaff DirectoryHelp
© 2014 Vindy.com. All rights reserved. A service of The Vindicator.
107 Vindicator Square. Youngstown, OH 44503

Phone Main: 330.747.1471 • Interactive Advertising: 330.740.2955 • Classified Advertising: 330.746.6565
Sponsored Links: Vindy Wheels | Vindy Jobs | Vindy Homes | Pittsburgh International Airport