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Legal Expert Links Penn State, Catholic Church Scandals

Legal experts say evidence from the Penn State scandal supports allegations similar to those made against a top Philadelphia archdiocese official who was convicted on child endangerment charges last month.

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, leaves court in handcuffs
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky (Mark Wilson, Getty Images)

Duquesne University law professor Wes Oliver notes that Monsignor William Lynn was convicted for allowing a suspected pedophile priest to be around children.

He says the Penn State investigative report released this week by former FBI Director Louis Freeh reads like a prosecution case for a child endangerment charge against the late Coach Joe Paterno and other university officials.

He says it’s clear they knew they had a pedophile on their campus.

The report appears to provide powerful ammunition to victims of Jerry Sandusky looking to sue the university or Paterno’s estate.

 

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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