Category: ‘Big Ten’

Penn State Scandal “Victim #2″ to Sue School
July 26th, 2012 at 2:27 PM
In what promises to be the first of many civil suits filed against Penn State stemming from the sex abuse scandal, lawyers for "Victim #2" (the victim whose abuse was witnessed by Michael McQueary in the Penn State Locker room) announced today that they plan to move forward with a...

Report Released Damning Key Penn State Officials
July 12th, 2012 at 8:48 AM
An internal investigation of the Jerry Sandusky sex scandal led by former FBI director Louis Freeh, known as the Freeh Report, was released earlier today. The report states that Joe Paterno and other key Penn State officials knew of the 1998 sex abuse investigation into Sandusky; Mike McQueary, an assistant...

The Attorney That Brought Terelle Pryor, Jim Tressel, and the Ohio State Buckeyes Crashing Down
June 11th, 2012 at 2:58 PM
The Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline has recommended that Christopher Cicero, the lawyer whose emails about Ohio State football players trading memorabilia for tattoos sparked the well known scandal, be banned from practicing law in the state of Ohio for six months.  Interestingly, Cicero played...

The Controversial College Football Season: a Recap
January 9th, 2012 at 12:42 PM
The 2011-12 college football season culminates tonight in New Orleans with a much hyped and oft-criticized rematch of SEC West powerhouses Louisiana State University and the University of Alabama. This season was not immune from controversy; in fact, it was one of the more eventful offseasons and regular seasons in...

Guest Article for Legal Analyis of OSU Sanctions
December 21st, 2011 at 11:21 AM
As you are certainly aware of by now, yesterday the NCAA handed down additional sanctions to The Ohio State University stemming from the tattoos for memorabilia scandal and other illegal activities with boosters.  The NCAA found that OSU’s self-imposed sanctions were not sufficient and added a number of additional sanctions. ...