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Legal News
23 Jan 2016
by Emelina Perez

The Pennsylvania Superior Court [official website] on Friday, in three separate opinions, overturned several charges for three Pennsylvania State University [official website] administrators accused of playing a role in covering up the Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal. The defendants argued that a former lawyer of the university, Cynthia Baldwin, should … [read more]

Legal News
7 Aug 2015
by Colleen Mallick

[JURIST] Prosecutors on Thursday filed criminal charges [text, PDF] against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane [official website] for allegedly leaking grand jury documents to the media to embarrass a critic, and then giving false testimony to a grand jury in order to cover up her actions. The Montgomery Country District … [read more]

Academic Commentary
26 Nov 2013

JURIST Guest Columnist Alex Kreit of the Thomas Jefferson School of Law says that 2014 is going to be a truly groundbreaking year for marijuana policy in the US, when Colorado's and Washington's marijuana legalization takes effect ...It has been a little over a year since voters in Colorado and … [read more]

Student Commentary
8 Apr 2013

JURIST Guest Columnist Kathryn Young, University of Virginia School of Law Class of 2013, analyzes the uses, reliability and legality of independent reports in light of their increased uses in collegiate sports...When sports scandals break, a common tool used by universities is the "independent report." To understand how these reports … [read more]

Legal News
21 Feb 2013
by Daniel Mullen

[JURIST] The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) [official website] filed a lawsuit [text, PDF] in US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania [official website] on Wednesday against Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett [official website] and other state officials. The NCAA lawsuit seeks to stop the Commonwealth from keeping for … [read more]

Academic Commentary
31 Aug 2012

JURIST Guest Columnist Douglas Branson of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law says that the trend of hiring independent corporate investigators and monitors, as exemplified by the most recent investigation into The Pennsylvania State University, has become overly expensive and fails to bring about greater accountability...I take no position … [read more]

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