Tim Curley and Gary Schultz face their own pretrial hearing on Friday in Harrisburg, and although the charges are much different, with far less severe potential penalties, their cases could hinge on a man also expected to be a prime witness against Sandusky: assistant football coach Mike McQueary.
The first lawsuit alleging sexual abuse against a child by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has been filed in a Pennsylvania court.
A preliminary hearing for former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky will now be held later in December than first scheduled.
Beyond the criminal charges against Penn State officials as a result of the Sandusky case, a growing number of civil suits are likely. But depending on how the university chooses to defend itself, it risks a PR disaster.
Part of the immediate fallout from the investigation of child sex abuse at Penn State is economic. Sales of hats, shirts, and other items emblazoned with the Penn State name have plummeted.