Freeh Beats Ex-PSU Chief's Libel Suit Over Sandusky Report
Law360, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania (September 20, 2017, 12:37 PM EDT) -- Former FBI director Louis Freeh and his law firm escaped defamation claims on Wednesday as a judge threw out a lawsuit from former Penn State University President Graham Spanier alleging that he'd been falsely smeared in a report from Freeh faulting his actions in the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal.
Former Penn State University President Graham Spanier, seen here in May 2014, saw his defamation suit against Louis Freeh thrown out Wednesday. (AP) Freeh has been pushing for dismissal of the defamation lawsuit on grounds that the claims were inconsistent with — and therefore barred by — a jury's finding in March...
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