PHILADELPHIA (KDKA) — Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro has filed an appeal in the overturning of Graham Spanier’s conviction.
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My Office just filed an appeal on Graham Spanier’s overturned conviction for endangering the welfare of children.
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For that, my Office will stand up + enforce the #RuleOfLaw. No one is above it.
— AG Josh Shapiro (@PAAttorneyGen) May 29, 2019
In 2017 Spanier, the former President of Penn State was convicted of child endangerment after proescutors claimed he along with two other administrators failed to act on a report of sexual abuse from Jerry Sandusky.MORE NEWS: ACLU, Voter Groups Sue In Ohio Over New Legislative Maps
Then on April 30, one day before Spanier was scheduled to begin a two-month prison term, a judge overturned the conviction.