HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania’s highest court will decide whether to a follow the recommendation of a lawyer ethics board and suspend the law license of a prosecutor over the investigation into Penn State administrators’ handling of complaints about Jerry Sandusky.
The Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Board this week recommended Frank Fina lose his license for a year a day.READ MORE: Fired BNY Mellon Employee Loses Appeal For Wrongful Termination Over Antwon Rose Protesters Facebook Comments
The opinion says Fina’s actions undermined public trust and he hasn’t shown remorse.
Fina lawyer Dennis McAndrews says the findings contradict previous conclusions he says cleared Fina.READ MORE: United Steelworkers Authorize Strike At Local Allegheny Technologies Plants
At issue is how Fina handled testimony by Penn State’s former general counsel, Cynthia Baldwin.
The board says Fina violated an ethical rule that prosecutors can’t turn defense witness lawyers into witnesses against former clients.
Fina helped prosecute the case against Sandusky, convicted of child molestation in 2012.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Weather: Cold Weekend Temperatures, Warm-Up On The Way
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