Former Penn State President Graham Spanier files defamation suit against Louis Freeh
- Former Penn State President Graham Spanier is suing former FBI Director Louis Freeh for defamation.
- The paperwork was filed in Centre County Courthouse Thursday by Spanier's attorney, Elizabeth Ainslie, one day before the one-year anniversary of the Freeh report, which documented the investigation of the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal and implicated Spanier, former football coach Joe Paterno and other former top administrators in an alleged cover-up.
- Due to Spanier's pending felony charges, Freeh says he has no comment on the lawsuit.
From the article:
... “Over the past year, Penn State has made a dedicated effort to reform the problems that led to Mr. Sandusky’s ability to victimize children on the university campus,” Freeh said in the statement. “I trust that the changes and improvements that Penn State has put in place will help to build a constructive and protective environment where children will not again suffer abuse.” ...
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