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. The program was called, “Integrity in Times of Crisis.”

Sandusky Gets 30-60 Years

Sandusky Gets 30-60 Years

Jerry Sandusky appeared in court today for his sentencing hearing. Pennsylvania is like Tennessee in where the judge sentences a person after the jury determines guilt or innocence. A sentencing hearing is a very important stage of the case.It went poorly for Sandusky and it is likely he will die in prison. Sandusky did two things wrong at his sentencing hearing.

LXBN TV: Freeh Report Reveals Paterno & Penn State Officials Covered Up Sandusky Sexual Abuse—Joe Bahgat

By | LXBN | July 16, 2012

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. To explain the details and the impact of the report, we bring in New Jersey attorney Joe Bahgat, author on The Sports & Entertainment Law Playbook.

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.  By the time the trial came to a close, and Sandusky was convicted on 45 of the 48 counts of sexual crimes against children, the followers of the proceedings breathed a collective sigh of relief.