Requested PSU Sandusky Docs Subject To Open Records Law

Law360, Philadelphia (July 19, 2013, 5:33 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court on Friday ruled that certain Pennsylvania State University records are subject to the state's right to know law, delivering a victory to a former student seeking to obtain documents that show how officials responded to the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.

A seven-judge en banc panel of the court reversed a determination by the state's Office of Open Records that it did not have jurisdiction because Penn State is not covered by the RTKL. But the panel declined to weigh in on...
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