Newsletter – Lessons All Nonprofits Can Learn from the Penn State Debacle

July 17, 2012 Posted by The Law Firm for Non-Profits, P.C. in Board, Director Duties, News

You may ask why a law firm that represents nonprofits would write a newsletter article about the abuse scandal at Penn State University. While the scandal centered around the abuse committed by former assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky, the scandal in part occurred because of the abject failure of Penn State’s trustees to exercise their duty.

In our latest issue of Non-Profit Legal Matters, we discuss why the Freeh Report, an independent report commissioned by Penn State, is a wake up call to every nonprofit board.

NOTE: The information contained herein is not intended to be legal advice and the reader should know that no Attorney-Client relationship or privilege is formed by the posting or reading of this article which is also not intended to solicit business.

Casey Summar, Partner, The Law Firm for Non-Profits, 4705 Laurel Canyon Blvd, #306, Studio City, CA 91607

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