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Freeh Can't Lift Stay On Ex-Penn State Chief's Libel Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (March 20, 2014, 4:47 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania judge said Tuesday that he would not reconsider his decision staying ex-Pennsylvania State University chief Graham Spanier’s defamation suit against former FBI head Louis Freeh while Spanier faces related conspiracy charges over his handling of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal.

Judge Jonathan Grine of the Pennsylvania Court of Common Pleas in Centre County shot down an emergency motion for reconsideration Freeh filed nearly three weeks after the judge had agreed there would be too much overlap in subject matter between Spanier’s civil suit...
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