Report On Penn State Child Sex Abuse Scandal To Be Released Thursday

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The Freeh report on Pennsylvania State University's child sex abuse scandal will be released at 9 a.m. on Thursday, school officials said Wednesday.

The long-awaited report, drafted by an investigative panel led by former FBI Director Louis Freeh, is expected to assess the university's culpability in handling allegations involving former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky. Sandusky was convicted last month on 45 counts of child sex abuse.

Earlier Wednesday, attorneys for former Pennsylvania State University President Graham B. Spanier insisted Tuesday their client had never been told of potential sexual misconduct involving Sandusky.

Their statement comes days after the leaking of several 2001 e-mails in which Spanier and two other administrators appeared to discuss in detail allegations against the former assistant football coach.

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