Ex-PSU GC Accuses Pa. Justice Of Bias In Disciplinary Case

Law360 (July 24, 2020, 9:50 PM EDT) -- Pennsylvania's chief justice has come under fire following accusations that he asked a judge to help build a disciplinary case against then-Penn State University general counsel Cynthia Baldwin in retaliation for the "minority agenda" she pursued during her tenure on the state's high court years earlier.

Baldwin, the second Black woman to serve on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, was reprimanded by the state's disciplinary board Wednesday for running afoul of rules governing conflicts of interest as she worked on behalf of Penn State throughout the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse investigation while also providing legal counsel to three top administrators who went...

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