Posted February 10, 2013 on AP on Fox
A new report commissioned by Joe Paterno's family challenges the conclusion by former FBI director Louis Freeh that the late Penn State coach conspired to conceal child sex abuse allegations against former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky. An executive summary of the critique, released Sunday, said the "observations" of Paterno by Freeh in July were unfounded. Former U.S. Attorney General Dick Thornburgh, one of the experts assembled by the family's lawyer to review the report Freeh compiled for Penn State, called that document fundamentally flawed and incomplete. A lack of factual support for the Freeh report's "inaccurate and unfounded findings related to Mr. Paterno and its numerous process-oriented deficiencies was a rush to injustice and calls into question" the report's credibility, Thornburgh was quoted as saying in the report. The family released what it billed as an exhaustive response to Freeh's work, based on independent anal...

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