Skip to comments.Feds investigate if Penn State officials violated US law
Posted on 11/09/2011 4:09:06 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
Federal officials will investigate whether Penn State officials violated federal law by failing to report alleged sexual abuse by the school's former football defense coordinator Jerry Sandusky.
Justin Hamilton, a spokesman for Education Secretary Arne Duncan, confirmed to NBC News that the department was launching a probe into whether there were possible violations of a federal law called the Clery Act. It requires colleges and universities to publish and distribute information about criminal offenses -- including sex offenses -- that are reported to school authorities. Penn State officials were formally notified of the investigation in a letter received Wednesday, officials said.
"If these allegations of sexual abuse are true then this is a horrible tragedy for those young boys," Duncan said in a statement. "If it turns out that some people at the school knew of the abuse and did nothing or covered it up, that makes it even worse. Schools and school officials have a legal and moral responsibility to protect children and young people from violence and abuse."
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Oh no, child molestation is a-okay if it means the school football team wins.
I just find it very curious that there is no mention of the boy's ages in any of the stories I've seen.
If anyone here has seen the ages mentioned, please pass that link along if you would
This is what happens when coaches make a million a year. They are willing to look the other way at even a homosexual rape of a 10 year old boy if it means it won’t endanger their lucrative salary.
Time to cut salaries for all college coaches by 90%.
Feds have to get involved in everything. They’re like Gloria Allred.
Feds investingating ANYBODY for breaking the law???
Who said “HYPOCRISY”? Who said “conflict of interest”?
What set of laws anyway? What country?
Take a look at the indictment. The victims were all young boys.
They’re children. One was 10 years old. I’m new to the story myself. They apparently had children programs.
Publik skoolz can tell 11 years go ahead and have sex, even beastiality show them the nearest abortion clinic and have them write reports about different condoms, see NYC..... and now there is a question whether or not covering up child molestation might be a crime??
This country is so messed up...
Is Kevin Jennings going to be appointed as the Safe Locker Room Czar?
These were preteens being “helped” through a charity run by Sandusky.
No, they were boys. From the article:
“March 2002 in which Sandusky sodomized a naked 10-year-old boy in the locker room shower.”
Grand Jury Report:
The report mentions boys’ ages as 8, 10, 11, and up.
Barney frank for an example.
This is a local and state matter.
Here is the grand jury report:
It’s 23 pages. If you don’t throw up while reading it, and make it all the way through, your questions will be answered.
So Arne Duncan is gonna take a look at PSU, which is run by the guy who was on the short list for Duncan’s job. Snort.
The law actually reads that I must report it to law enforcement.
C’mon, it’s a public school, what’d’ya expect?
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