Ex-Penn State Chief Says School's Atty Violated Privilege

Law360, Philadelphia (May 23, 2013, 1:56 PM EDT) -- The ousted head of Pennsylvania State University wants a state judge to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of helping cover up the conduct of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky, arguing that his indictment was improperly based on testimony from a school lawyer who violated his attorney-client privilege.

In a brief filed last Thursday, Graham Spanier argued that criminal charges lodged by the state in his indictment were improperly based on testimony from ex-Penn State general counsel Cynthia Baldwin — who had purported to represent Spanier when...
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