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The top story this morning is a look at the civil litigation that could come, and has already been brought against, Penn State in the wake of the report conducted by Louis B. Freeh regarding the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal. As reporters Ben Present and Gina Passarella write, attorneys predict that it will lead to quick settlements.
Also above the fold on Page 1, Catherine Dunn of Legal affiliate Corporate Counsel writes that the Freeh Report highlighted lapses in governance at Penn State.
Below the fold on Page 1, reporter Saranac Hale Spencer writes that a contractor cannot be sued for the electrocution of a soldier in Iraq because the military made decisions regarding the faulty electrical systems, a federal judge has held.
In an Antitrust Law column on Page 5, Carl W. Hittinger writes about the antitrust legacy of Judge Louis Pollak.
This week’s Law Technology News page details how content and format decisions are squeezing law library budgets.
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