HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State University administrators, who were charged with a criminal cover-up of complaints about Jerry Sandusky, are now urging a Pennsylvania judge to dismiss the case against them.
In lengthy court filings released Wednesday, former university president Graham Spanier, retired athletic director Tim Curley and retired vice president Gary Schultz argue that former general counsel violated their right to legal representation.
They say they believed Cynthia Baldwin represented them when they testified before a grand jury investigating Sandusky for sexual abuse of children in 2011.
Their lawyers say Baldwin should not be allowed to testify against them in a still-unscheduled trial on charges including perjury and conspiracy.
In a separate filing, the state attorney general's office said the defendants' complaints are unjustified and cannot be used as a "get out of jail free" card.
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