The Madeleine Brand Show for July 12, 2012

Could Penn State officials be charged with more crimes?

Jerry Sandusky Child Sex Abuse Trial Continues

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Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky leaves the Centre County Courthouse.

Though Louis Freeh, the former federal judge and former FBI director, investigated the Sandusky scandal for more than eight months, Freeh doesn't have the power to arrest everybody. But his 267-page report paints a damning picture of a cover-up of Sandusky's abuses by the most senior officials at Penn State.

What does this mean for the three surviving officials lambasted in the report? President Graham Spanier could be open to being charged. Athletic director Tim Curley and vice president Gary Schultz were already criminally charged with perjury and failure to report, and the Freeh report could exacerbate the charges.


Max Kennerly, a Philadelphia-based attorney who's represented sexual abuse victims

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