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Jerry Sandusky Scandal: Victim Suing Penn State

Former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted in June of 45 counts of sexual abuse against 10 boys, and now one of those boys is filing a lawsuit against Penn State University in the wake of the scandal. Via the Associated Press:

The young man whose 2009 allegations of sexual abuse led to the Penn State scandal and criminal convictions of former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky is asking a court to find the university also at fault.

A lawsuit, filed Friday by the person known as Victim 1 at Sandusky's trial, said university officials made deliberate decisions not to report Sandusky to authorities.

Shortly after the Sandusky conviction, many began to wonder if, and when, the University would be facing lawsuits in the aftermath of the case. It appears the first shoe has dropped, and now the school will have to wait and what other lawsuits may follow.

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