Lawmaker Can't Intervene In NCAA Suit Over Penn State Fines

Law360, Philadelphia (October 17, 2013, 4:07 PM EDT) -- The state senator behind a bill aimed at preventing $60 million in fines against Penn State University in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal from being spent outside the state lost his bid Tuesday to intervene in a NCAA lawsuit challenging the measure.

U.S. District Court Judge Yvette Kane ruled that state Sen. Jake Corman, R-Centre, did not have a sufficient interest in the constitutionality of a bill he authored — the recently enacted Institution of Higher Education Monetary Penalty Endowment Act —...
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