Allegations of child molestation have tarnished the reputation of a fine university and brought down, its legendary football coach.
To this point, de facto corporations Penn State and The B1G Ten, have responded and acted out of self-interest. Each has a brand to preserve and to protect.
State College is in turmoil and the nation is outraged.
Public opinion finds Jerry Sandusky guilty.
But, what if he's innocent?
Is it possible Jerry Sandusky is innocent? Is it possible he will be acquitted?
History - recent, American history - suggests these possibilities.
And the McMartin PreSchool Trial underscores the fact history does repeat itself and can take a long time and a very heavy toll, in doing so: