TribLIVE

| State


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Judges consider tossing $60M Penn State fund lawsuit

Daily Photo Galleries

By The Associated Press
Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 1:57 p.m.
 

A panel of Pennsylvania judges is considering whether to grant a request by the NCAA and throw out a lawsuit filed by a state senator and the state treasurer over the fine imposed on Penn State for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky scandal.

The Commonwealth Court judges indicated after courtroom arguments Wednesday it will be at least two days before they will decide whether to allow the case to proceed.

Sen. Jake Corman, who represents the State College area, and Treasurer Rob McCord want the court to declare that the $60 million from Penn State must be paid into the state treasury.

Penn State agreed to the monetary penalty last year, and has set aside the first $12 million.

Sandusky was convicted of child molestation and is in prison.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Pennsylvania

  1. Allentown Mayor Pawlowski to run for U.S. Senate
  2. Family wins back rare gold coins
  3. Another PennDOT contractor charged with corruption
  4. Wolf criticizes UPMC wages; health giant suggests union motivations
  5. Greene County Veterans Affairs office plans meetings to offer info, assistance with benefits
  6. Goodyear deal with PennDOT blurs lines of business, government
  7. Legislators ask Pennsylvania AG Kane to examine claims of fraud in racino agreement
  8. Johnstown police search for suspect after man fatally shot in car