I Should Have Done More: Will Leaders and Companies Ever Learn from Their Mistakes?

By | DuetsBlog | March 12, 2013
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 was a bright, cold, sunny day as I prepared to depart State College, Pennsylvania, the home of Penn State football, after participating the evening before in a really interesting and wide-ranging panel discussion; an exploration of the problems this University is facing, and continues to face, before 200 people. View Full Post
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LXBN TV: Freeh Report Reveals Paterno & Penn State Officials Covered Up Sandusky Sexual Abuse—Joe Bahgat

By | LXBN | July 16, 2012
JoeBahgat With the release of the Freeh Report, everything many worried might be true about the Penn State/Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal—and worse—is coming to light. The investigation by former FBI Director Louis Freeh, released on Thursday, July 12th, revealed that former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and other high-ranking university officials covered up the abuse, doing almost nothing to prevent future incidents. View Full Post
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Jerry Sandusky Found Guilty On Forty-Five Counts of Sexual Abuse : LXBN Roundtable

By | LXBN | June 26, 2012
The trial against Jerry Sandusky felt like it was over before it began.  The court of public opinion can be forgiving in the right situation, but a special place is reserved for those that commit acts of violence against children.  As the case against Sandusky unfolded, the shock and anger initially felt by many gave way to an inescapable sense of sadness.   View Full Post
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Management Liability Insurer Must Defend Jerry Sandusky of Sexual Molestation

By | The D & O Diary | June 7, 2012
Management Liability Insurer Must Defend Jerry Sandusky of Sexual Molestation The criminal trial in which Jerry Sandusky, the former defensive coordinator of Penn State’s football team, stands accused of sexually abusing at least 10 boys over a 15-year period began Tuesday, June 4, 2012, in Bellefonte, Pa. Sandusky has been charged with forty criminal counts. Sandusky has also separately named as a defendant in a civil action in which one of the alleged victims seeks damages. View Full Post
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Sandusky Civil Law Update: Insurance, New Lawsuit, and the Preliminary Hearing

By | Litigation & Trial | December 29, 2011
My post on the potential civil lawsuits arising from the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal at PSU still generates a fair amount of traffic, mostly from people looking for updates on the latest legal developments. If the internet asks, it shall receive. There have been four major developments relating to the case View Full Post
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If the Penn State Scandal Happened in California, Would You Have a Duty to Report?

If the Penn State Scandal Happened in California, Would You Have a Duty to Report? By Meredith Karasch We have all heard about the scandal at Penn State that brought down college football royalty.  We cringe at what happened (or didn’t happen).  We agree there was a moral obligation to report child abuse.  However, moral obligation aside, all public and private entities need to know that, if this situation occurred in California, anyone who failed to report suspected child abuse may not only be out of a job.  View Full Post
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