Ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier's conviction is reinstated by a federal appeals court

PHILADELPHIA — A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated the child-endangerment conviction of former Pennsylvania State University president Graham B. Spanier, ending a yearlong reprieve he received just hours before he was due to report to jail.In a 34-page opinion, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit determined that a lower court had improperly dismissed the charges centered around Spanier’s mishandling of a 2001 claim that former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had sexually abused a boy.It was not immediately clear when Spanier might…

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