Case for, against Penn State execs

ESPN.com Senior Writer and Legal Analyst Lester Munson broke down the lastest in the case against Gary Schultz and Tim Curley on Tuesday.

Responding to charges of lying to a grand jury in the Jerry Sandusky investigation, former Penn State vice president Gary Schultz and former athletic director Tim Curley will try to convince a judge in Harrisburg, Pa., that there was a major difference between what Mike McQueary saw in the shower and what he told them about it.

The differences in McQueary's descriptions of the now notorious shower incident are so significant, the former university officials and their lawyers assert, that the charges of perjury are "unprovable and unfounded" and must be dismissed.

In more than 300 pages of legal briefs, they suggest that in a meeting 10 days after the incident early in 2001, McQueary gave them the impression that the shower incident was merely "horseplay," was "not that serious," and was at worst "inappropriate. Read Lester Munston’s story.