Penn State sex abuse scandal may bring changes to open records laws

Because in 2007 Penn State was granted immunity to Pennsylvania’s public records law, the university can keep information out of public reach, but that could change as state legislators question the status quo.

Currently the university is under no legal mandate to release records of any transactions concerning the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse except to law enforcement. -db

From The Patriot-News, November 15, 2011, by Charles Thompson.

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