Ex-Penn St. President's Lawyers to Rebut Report 8/14/12
August 14, 2012
UNDATED (AP) - Attorneys for Penn State's ousted president are planning a news conference to rebut what they view as inaccuracies in a school-sanctioned report that concluded he concealed child sex-abuse allegations.
Graham Spanier's (SPAN'-yurz) lawyer tells The Associated Press that the legal team will meet with reporters in Philadelphia early next week. Peter Vaira says there are many errors in the report by former FBI Director Louis Freeh.
Freeh was hired by Penn State's board of trustees to investigate the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The former assistant football coach was convicted in June of sexually abusing 10 boys.
Freeh says Spanier and other officials buried an allegation against Sandusky to protect Penn State from bad publicity.
Spanier isn't charged with a crime and remains a tenured Penn State faculty member. He's on sabbatical until December.