|By Christopher Passante, Centre Daily Times (State College, Pa.)|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
The Second Mile, a nonprofit organization for at-risk children created by Sandusky in 1977, was thrust into a legal battle when it was found the former
"The fact that Sandusky met his victims through The Second Mile -- or even sexually abused victims 'during the course of activities of Second Mile' -- does not change the fact that his sexual abuse of children was personal in nature, and performed in his individual capacity," the judge's ruling said.
The case dragged for months without a decision. A month after Sandusky's conviction in
Representatives of The Second Mile could not be reached for comment.
Sandusky is appealing his criminal conviction, maintaining his innocence.
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