Penn State Can't Stay Ex-Coach's Testimony Retaliation Suit

Law360, New York (December 20, 2012, 5:19 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania state judge on Thursday refused Pennsylvania State University’s request to stay a whistleblower suit brought by former assistant football coach Mike McQueary, who claims he was fired in retaliation for testifying against convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky.

Centre County Senior Judge Thomas G. Gavin denied the university’s request to stay McQueary’s civil suit pending the outcome of parallel criminal cases against the university’s former administrators, including ousted Penn State President Graham B. Spanier, retired senior vice president Gary C. Schultz and athletic director Timothy...
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