|Penn State ex-president files libel lawsuit papers|
|Written by Admin|
|Thursday, 11 July 2013 12:54|
Spanier's lawyer filed paperwork Thursday in Centre County that describes the case as ``slander/libel/defamation.'' It disclosed little about the nature of his claims.
The filing comes one day before the one-year anniversary of Freeh's report, which concluded that Spanier, late football coach Joe Paterno and others failed to protect children from Paterno's longtime assistant.
Under Pennsylvania law, those who believe they have been libeled or defamed have a year to initiate a civil lawsuit.
Calls seeking comment left for Freeh and for Spanier lawyer Elizabeth Ainslie weren't returned.