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WillyT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-12-11 08:53 PM
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37. Aargh !!! - So What The Hell Happened ???
Seriously... I'm trying to understand, and I do appreciate your expertise, and I hope you get the point of the OP.

The way whistle-blowers are being treated these days, it's no wonder people "do not want to get involved".

We don't thrust institutions to do the right thing anymore.

:shrug:

:hi:
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  -Ya Know... I Hope To Gawd That The Crimes At Penn State Are An Isolated Incident, But... WillyT  Nov-12-11 07:26 PM   #0 
  - Waking up to reality can feel very rude as in rude awakening  lunatica   Nov-12-11 07:30 PM   #1 
  - If my prospective employer asked me to sign a non-disclosure that...  Scuba   Nov-12-11 07:31 PM   #2 
  - Ironically, I'm in the reverse position  Kennah   Nov-12-11 08:14 PM   #18 
  - a non disclosure agreement will not stand against a law that will  roguevalley   Nov-12-11 09:46 PM   #51 
     - "do you do the right thing or the easy thing?"  WillyT   Nov-12-11 09:57 PM   #52 
     - Exactly. The non disclosure is not meant to supersede  truedelphi   Nov-13-11 12:44 PM   #58 
  - Apparently it isn't an isolated incident according to an  shraby   Nov-12-11 07:32 PM   #3 
  - Private contracts (employment contracts) cannot override state or fed. reporting laws.  Divernan   Nov-12-11 07:37 PM   #4 
  - And That's The Point...  WillyT   Nov-12-11 07:41 PM   #6 
  - I think all university/college employees will be aware of that law after Penn State.  Divernan   Nov-12-11 07:47 PM   #11 
     - I Agree, But A) Too Little Too Late, B) Were Talking The Real World Here, And C)...  WillyT   Nov-12-11 07:56 PM   #14 
        - Yes, I did reply - you can tell from my lengthy answer, it took a while to write.  Divernan   Nov-12-11 08:39 PM   #30 
  - Also And... As A Lawyer, What Are We To Think Of The DA Who Declined To Prosecute ???  WillyT   Nov-12-11 07:44 PM   #9 
  - Maybe he didn't feel he had enough evidence to prosecute  melissaf   Nov-12-11 08:25 PM   #23 
  - Which Begs Some REALLY Interesting Questions, No ???  WillyT   Nov-12-11 08:27 PM   #24 
     - It sure does, although  melissaf   Nov-12-11 08:35 PM   #25 
  - he declined to prosecute because he didn't have a case  TorchTheWitch   Nov-12-11 08:36 PM   #27 
  - Au contraire! Sandusky confessed his guilt twice!  Divernan   Nov-12-11 08:41 PM   #31 
  - Aargh !!! - So What The Hell Happened ???  WillyT   Nov-12-11 08:53 PM   #37 
  - what happened is probably this:  Whisp   Nov-13-11 01:03 PM   #61 
  - He admitted to showering with the kid  onenote   Nov-13-11 01:12 PM   # 
  - Delete  onenote   Nov-13-11 01:12 PM   #62 
  - what he confessed to did not amount to a crime  TorchTheWitch   Nov-13-11 01:15 PM   #63 
  - Again... The Point Of The Post... We Cannot TRUST Our Institutions...  WillyT   Nov-12-11 08:43 PM   #32 
     - Willie, why do you accept Torchthewitch's unsubstantiated, subjective statement?  Divernan   Nov-12-11 09:20 PM   #46 
     - My Point All Along Was...  WillyT   Nov-12-11 09:26 PM   #47 
     - Oh for heaven's sake - there were no allegations in this incident  TorchTheWitch   Nov-13-11 03:02 PM   #66 
     - the boy himself at the time made no allegations of a crime  TorchTheWitch   Nov-13-11 02:11 PM   #64 
  - It certainly proves your point that our legal system often cannot be trusted.  Divernan   Nov-12-11 08:38 PM   #29 
     - Thank You !!!  WillyT   Nov-12-11 09:03 PM   #40 
  - What about the KBR female  femrap   Nov-12-11 07:52 PM   #12 
     - THANK YOU !!!  WillyT   Nov-12-11 07:57 PM   #15 
  - That is shocking but is it a certainty that McQueary signed such an agreement  snagglepuss   Nov-12-11 07:38 PM   #5 
  - If the victims were not poor African American boys  HipChick   Nov-12-11 07:42 PM   #7 
  - Is 'African American' a guess, or has that been stated somewhere? (nt)  muriel_volestrangler   Nov-12-11 08:03 PM   #16 
  - We don't know what race the victims are. How can you say that?  Avalux   Nov-13-11 12:55 PM   #60 
  - What have I been telling everyone?  The Backlash Cometh   Nov-12-11 07:43 PM   #8 
  - Unless they are crimes against  femrap   Nov-12-11 07:53 PM   #13 
  - Mandatory Reporters of Child Abuse and Neglect: Summary of State Laws  Divernan   Nov-12-11 07:45 PM   #10 
  - No Love For Post # 9 ???  WillyT   Nov-12-11 08:13 PM   #17 
  - No love for post 29?  Divernan   Nov-12-11 08:52 PM   #36 
     - I Loved Your Post # 29 With My Post # 40 !!!  WillyT   Nov-12-11 09:16 PM   #44 
  - If McQueary did not have frequent and/or regular contact  Tansy_Gold   Nov-12-11 08:17 PM   #19 
  - what horseshit, signing an employment contract does not excuse you from reporting rape  pitohui   Nov-12-11 08:21 PM   #20 
  - A) Ashamed, Hahahahahaha... B) You Missed The Point Entirely, And C)...  WillyT   Nov-12-11 08:25 PM   #22 
  - K&R  proverbialwisdom   Nov-13-11 12:28 AM   #53 
     - LOL !!!  WillyT   Nov-13-11 12:33 AM   #54 
  - k&r..  spanone   Nov-12-11 08:24 PM   #21 
  - Sandusky was no longer an employee of Penn State...  Spazito   Nov-12-11 08:36 PM   #26 
  - Yeah... But McQueary Was... That's Who Was In The Command Chain...  WillyT   Nov-12-11 08:49 PM   #34 
  - Because Sandusky was given free reign to the campus...  Spazito   Nov-12-11 08:57 PM   #38 
     - Making The Point Of The OP Once Again...  WillyT   Nov-12-11 09:07 PM   #42 
        - I have no quibble with the substance of your OP....  Spazito   Nov-12-11 09:19 PM   #45 
           - Thank You... And I Agree... But McQueary Was... And It Was HIS Future At Penn State On The Line...  WillyT   Nov-12-11 09:32 PM   #48 
  - You are absolutely right as to the 2002 rape.  Divernan   Nov-12-11 08:51 PM   #35 
     - Agree, outrageous and harmful...  Spazito   Nov-12-11 09:07 PM   #41 
        - It Also Leaves A Willful Denial Of Self-Preservation  WillyT   Nov-12-11 09:15 PM   #43 
           - I must take exception to the use of....  Spazito   Nov-12-11 09:32 PM   #49 
              - I Agree... I Might Have Taken A Baseball Bat To The MFer...  WillyT   Nov-12-11 09:39 PM   #50 
  - Business don't let their employees report crimes directly to police? HOLY FUCK!  Odin2005   Nov-12-11 08:38 PM   #28 
  - Not isolated. Systemic. Not just universities. Not just sports.  Cerridwen   Nov-12-11 08:44 PM   #33 
  - I don't think an NDA can prevent you from reporting a crime to police.  JoeyT   Nov-12-11 09:00 PM   #39 
  - you can't enforce a contract that requires someone to NOT report a felony  yurbud   Nov-13-11 12:37 AM   #55 
  - Oh Fuck... I Give Up... LOL !!!  WillyT   Nov-13-11 12:44 AM   #56 
     - Those of us responding about what people should do  truedelphi   Nov-13-11 12:50 PM   #59 
     - very true. any court settlement with a confidentiality clause almot by definition  yurbud   Nov-14-11 01:35 PM   #67 
  - NDAs cannot require you to not report felonies  eallen   Nov-13-11 09:24 AM   #57 
  - Bingo.  roamer65   Nov-13-11 02:57 PM   #65 
  - If you haven't worked in higher ed, you really have no clue...  Xithras   Nov-14-11 01:51 PM   #68 
  - yep but Ironically weren't they all fired anyway.  TNLib   Nov-14-11 01:56 PM   #69 
 

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