Pa. Officials Want NCAA Penn State Suit In Mediation

Law360, Philadelphia (June 14, 2013, 2:43 PM EDT) -- Pennsylvania officials on Thursday asked a state court to place into mediation their lawsuit against the National Collegiate Athletic Association over sanctions levied against Pennsylvania State University stemming from the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal following the university’s request that both parties reach a settlement.

In a letter to the clerk of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, Treasurer Rob McCord and Sen. Jake Corman, R-Centre, emphasized that court-administered mediation would serve as the best method to resolve the dispute, which turns on the use of $60...
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