Penn State Investigative Report Released

ESPN has posted the investigative report by former FBI director Louis Freeh concerning the sexual abuse of children committed by former coach Jerry Sandusky and the role of university officials and former head coach Joe Paterno in dealing with allegations of such abuse.  Freeh found that Penn State “concealed critical facts” about Sandusky’s abuse to avoid negative […]

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Jerry Sandusky’s Fate in the Hands of the Jury The trial of former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky on charges of child molestation is now in the hands of the jury.  Connecticut Attorney Rich Meehan has a great post on his Connecticut Post blog “Due Process”, where he discusses defending a client like Sandusky.  The […]

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Trial of Jerry Sandusky Under Way in Pennsylvania Rob Romano has two interesting posts on the trial of Jerry Sandusky, examining the defense’s strategy in jury selection and analyzing the jurors that were chosen.  Excellent work Rob.  Michael McCann has also written an outstanding preview of the Sandusky trial for SI.com. NFL Concussion Lawsuits Consolidated The concussion lawsuits […]

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Danbury Whaler Nick Niedert Called Up to Bridegport Soundtigers Nick Niedert, goaltender for the Federal Hockey League’s Danbury Whalers, has been called up to play for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American Hockey League.  Richard Gregory of GreenwichTime.com has the story.  According to Gregory, Niedert is the 10th Whalers player to be called up to a higher […]